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# screening - Monday 18 April, 2022

Can Ireland win women's full trust in CervicalCheck back?
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Can Ireland win women's full trust in CervicalCheck back?

Apr 18th 2022, 12:05 AM 13,787 Views 16 Comments

How do the public feel about the programme, and what’s being done to win trust back?

# screening - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Population coverage of cervical cancer screening has been dipping since 2017
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Population coverage of cervical cancer screening has been dipping since 2017

Apr 13th 2022, 3:40 PM 10,103 Views 3 Comments

The report notes that since CervicalCheck began in 2008, it has reduced the incidence of cervical cancer by 2.8% per year.

# screening - Sunday 30 January, 2022

Opinion: Lung cancer screening must be introduced to address health inequalities
# Screening
# Screening

Opinion: Lung cancer screening must be introduced to address health inequalities

Jan 30th 2022, 7:30 AM 15,908 Views 13 Comments

Rachel Morrogh says Ireland must keep pace with other countries and examines how lung screening can be introduced here.

# screening - Sunday 7 November, 2021

The government's health screening 'czar' wants people's input on how services could be extended
# Explainer
# Explainer

The government's health screening 'czar' wants people's input on how services could be extended

Nov 7th 2021, 6:30 AM 9,699 Views 1 Comment

We see screening as something that is in the public ownership, Professor Niall O’Higgins said on why the public were being asked.

# screening - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Women feel doctors 'normalise' loss of pregnancy, and first-time mothers 'not listened to', report finds
# Women's Health Taskforce
# Women's Health Taskforce

Women feel doctors 'normalise' loss of pregnancy, and first-time mothers 'not listened to', report finds

Sep 14th 2021, 3:35 PM 17,410 Views 9 Comments

Over 270 women aged 18 to 80 participated in discussions for a report commissioned by a Department of Health taskforce.

# screening - Monday 19 July, 2021

Almost 200 HPV-positive smears through CervicalCheck need repeat test after samples expire
# Cancer Screening
# Cancer Screening

Almost 200 HPV-positive smears through CervicalCheck need repeat test after samples expire

Jul 19th 2021, 9:23 AM 30,338 Views 27 Comments

The samples expired after an increase in the number of cervical smear samples being sent in.

# screening - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Opinion: Bowel screening is important, particularly for those over 60
# Screening
# Screening

Opinion: Bowel screening is important, particularly for those over 60

Apr 28th 2021, 9:00 PM 18,575 Views 12 Comments

Consultant Gastroenterologist Professor Pádraic Mac Mathuna is calling on those aged 60-69 to register for bowel screening.

# screening - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Eye-tracking technology will be trialled to help detect concussions in rugby
# Screening
From The42
# Screening

Eye-tracking technology will be trialled to help detect concussions in rugby

Mar 30th 2021, 12:57 PM 1,472 Views 3 Comments

Competitions which will trial the technology are still to be confirmed by World Rugby.

# screening - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Dr Gabriel Scally doesn't feel 'dumped' from CervicalCheck and has 'an understanding' with the minister
# Public Health
# Public Health

Dr Gabriel Scally doesn't feel 'dumped' from CervicalCheck and has 'an understanding' with the minister

Feb 25th 2021, 12:31 PM 9,918 Views 3 Comments

Scally’s 170-page report into the CervicalCheck programme was published on 12 September 2018.

# screening - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Ireland's health watchdog says mass thermal screening at airports for Covid-19 is ineffective
# Travel
# Travel

Ireland's health watchdog says mass thermal screening at airports for Covid-19 is ineffective

Aug 6th 2020, 10:59 AM 19,199 Views 38 Comments

The review found detection rates are low due to cases that do not present with a fever and those who are infectious before showing symptoms.

# screening - Friday 17 July, 2020

Warning of premature cancer deaths over postponement of screening services
# Covid-19 Committee
# Covid-19 Committee

Warning of premature cancer deaths over postponement of screening services

Updated Jul 17th 2020, 6:50 PM 20,607 Views 57 Comments

The HSE, the Irish Cancer Society, and the National Treatment Purchase Fund gave submissions to an Oireachtas Special Committee today.

# screening - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Cervical screening to resume next month - breast and bowel cancer screening to restart in September
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

Cervical screening to resume next month - breast and bowel cancer screening to restart in September

Jun 24th 2020, 5:17 PM 7,951 Views 8 Comments

Priority groups will receive letters from 6 July.

# screening - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Concerns raised in Dáil that number of non-Covid-related deaths 'will surpass' Covid-related deaths
# Cancer Screening
# Cancer Screening

Concerns raised in Dáil that number of non-Covid-related deaths 'will surpass' Covid-related deaths

May 14th 2020, 2:18 PM 21,615 Views 60 Comments

Labour leader Alan Kelly said normal diagnostics and screening services need to get back up and running.

# screening - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

CervicalCheck scandal: HSE says 434 smears expired before testing
# Screening
# Screening

CervicalCheck scandal: HSE says 434 smears expired before testing

Jul 24th 2019, 2:23 PM 5,853 Views 10 Comments

The HSE said expired samples, as well as expired or damaged vials, are “an inevitable feature” of cervical screening programmes.

# screening - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Court cases, a smear test backlog and now an 'IT issue' - 15 months of the CervicalCheck scandal
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Court cases, a smear test backlog and now an 'IT issue' - 15 months of the CervicalCheck scandal

Jul 17th 2019, 6:15 AM 8,046 Views 18 Comments

As the backlog of smear tests continues to cause delays, the HSE is struggling to restore public confidence in the screening programme.

# screening - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Scally: Price for cervical screening tender 'became a much more important factor' than quality
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Scally: Price for cervical screening tender 'became a much more important factor' than quality

Jul 4th 2019, 6:28 PM 8,644 Views 20 Comments

Sinn Féin TD Louise O’Reilly described the situation as “screening on the cheap”.

# screening - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Opinion: Cancer screening can't provide 100% certainty - but the programme saves many lives
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Cancer screening can't provide 100% certainty - but the programme saves many lives

May 11th 2019, 7:30 AM 10,102 Views 22 Comments

A recent judgement said doctors must have absolute confidence that results are normal – unfortunately, that just isn’t possible, writes Dr Ciarán Ó Riain.

# screening - Saturday 4 May, 2019

'Raw and needless cruelty': CervicalCheck cases 'a no-win situation' for all involved
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

'Raw and needless cruelty': CervicalCheck cases 'a no-win situation' for all involved

May 4th 2019, 7:15 AM 7,881 Views 6 Comments

Yesterday Ruth Morrissey said she hopes the decision in her case will be a positive thing for other women affected by the scandal.

# screening - Monday 4 February, 2019

Opinion: We need to remove the stigma around lung cancer - no one should be blamed for getting it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: We need to remove the stigma around lung cancer - no one should be blamed for getting it

Feb 4th 2019, 6:00 PM 16,920 Views 24 Comments

Smoking is one of the primary causes of lung cancer and some patients feel they are being blamed for having cancer, writes Dr Anne-Marie Baird.

# screening - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

PODCAST: 'Irene didn't have to die and now she's part of this scandal'
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

PODCAST: 'Irene didn't have to die and now she's part of this scandal'

Jan 2nd 2019, 12:05 AM 39,863 Views 10 Comments

Stephen Teap said he went public with his story this year so he can tell his boys when they grow up that he did everything he could.

# screening - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

How accurate are the CervicalCheck smear tests?
# Screening
# Screening

How accurate are the CervicalCheck smear tests?

May 2nd 2018, 6:57 PM 16,961 Views 16 Comments

This question was not definitively answered at today’s Oireachtas committee.

Explainer: Do you need to get a repeat smear test?
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

Explainer: Do you need to get a repeat smear test?

May 2nd 2018, 4:06 PM 72,798 Views 25 Comments

Many women across the country are wondering what action they should take in light of the recent controversy – here’s everything you need to know.

# screening - Monday 30 April, 2018

Cervical cancer: Harris confirms statutory investigation into CervicalCheck programme
# Screening Scandal
# Screening Scandal

Cervical cancer: Harris confirms statutory investigation into CervicalCheck programme

Apr 30th 2018, 7:05 PM 60,476 Views 150 Comments

The HSE earlier today confirmed that 17 women whose cases were reviewed as part of an audit into the CervicalCheck controversy have died.

Poll: Will you continue to use State cancer-screening programmes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you continue to use State cancer-screening programmes?

Apr 30th 2018, 9:55 AM 16,061 Views 51 Comments

Controversy has engulfed CervicalCheck in recent days.

# screening - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Some children wait up to 12 years for first dental screening
# Lack Of Staff
# Lack Of Staff

Some children wait up to 12 years for first dental screening

Aug 17th 2017, 7:43 AM 9,028 Views 38 Comments

The Irish Dental Association says 150 more dentists are needed.

# screening - Friday 10 February, 2017

We used to screen for scoliosis in schools, so why was it stopped?
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

We used to screen for scoliosis in schools, so why was it stopped?

Feb 10th 2017, 6:20 AM 15,070 Views 21 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris says the hew HSE action plan will review if the screening programme can be re-introduced.

# screening - Sunday 1 January, 2017

'Children should be screened for cholesterol to cut down on heart attacks'
# Child Heart Attack
# Child Heart Attack

'Children should be screened for cholesterol to cut down on heart attacks'

Jan 1st 2017, 8:00 AM 11,388 Views 17 Comments

A rare condition can increase chance of a heart attack by 100 times if not detected.

# screening - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

DNA screening of taxi drivers in rape case 'welcome as long as a balanced approach is taken'
# Dublin
# Dublin

DNA screening of taxi drivers in rape case 'welcome as long as a balanced approach is taken'

Dec 28th 2016, 4:30 PM 16,528 Views 52 Comments

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has welcomed the garda initiative which aims to solve the 2015 case.

# screening - Monday 12 December, 2016

15 screenings of classic Christmas movies coming up around Ireland
# On The Big Screen
From The Daily Edge
# On The Big Screen

15 screenings of classic Christmas movies coming up around Ireland

Dec 12th 2016, 1:03 PM 6,607 Views 4 Comments

Given a few of them aren’t on telly and all…

# screening - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

There's a joint outdoor screening of Willy Wonka and the All-Ireland in Dublin this Sunday
# Pure Imagination
From The Daily Edge
# Pure Imagination

There's a joint outdoor screening of Willy Wonka and the All-Ireland in Dublin this Sunday

Sep 14th 2016, 7:34 AM 4,782 Views 0 Comments

What a combo.

# screening - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Trump calls for "extreme vetting" of immigrants, looks for "common ground with Russia"
# Cold War II
# Cold War II

Trump calls for "extreme vetting" of immigrants, looks for "common ground with Russia"

Aug 16th 2016, 8:14 AM 13,998 Views 88 Comments

Trump’s campaign has been spiralling downwards in the polls following a series of self-inflicted gaffes.

# screening - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Testing women for virus spread by skin-to-skin contact during sex might help detect cervical cancer
# Smear Test
# Smear Test

Testing women for virus spread by skin-to-skin contact during sex might help detect cervical cancer

Feb 2nd 2016, 10:21 AM 12,945 Views 24 Comments

Most people will have HPV at some point in their lives. Certain types can lead to cervical cancer.

# screening - Sunday 1 November, 2015

It's going to take six years to extend the breast cancer screening programme
# MAMMOGRAMS
# MAMMOGRAMS

It's going to take six years to extend the breast cancer screening programme

Nov 1st 2015, 9:30 PM 14,857 Views 10 Comments

The US changed its rules on when women should begin getting mammograms.

# screening - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Hoping to 'get lucky' over the last big Christmas party weekend? Maybe read this first
# Up All Night
# Up All Night

Hoping to 'get lucky' over the last big Christmas party weekend? Maybe read this first

Dec 18th 2014, 6:16 PM 32,951 Views 33 Comments

STI clinics have seen a spike in ‘panicked’ office workers seeking appointments.

# screening - Friday 21 November, 2014

200 cases of bowel cancer found through screening
# Testing
# Testing

200 cases of bowel cancer found through screening

Nov 21st 2014, 8:33 AM 9,887 Views 24 Comments

95% of the tests are normal.

# screening - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Free breast-cancer screenings will now be available for women up to the age of 69
# Breastcheck
# Breastcheck

Free breast-cancer screenings will now be available for women up to the age of 69

Oct 14th 2014, 7:20 PM 6,717 Views 12 Comments

The BreastCheck programme currently offers free screenings to those aged 50 to 65.

Enhanced Ebola screening begins at Heathrow Airport
# Not A Drill
# Not A Drill

Enhanced Ebola screening begins at Heathrow Airport

Oct 14th 2014, 8:02 AM 4,164 Views 12 Comments

It will be expanded into Gatwick and the Eurostar by the end of next week.

# screening - Sunday 12 October, 2014

JFK airport has started screening passengers for Ebola
# Health Screening
# Health Screening

JFK airport has started screening passengers for Ebola

Oct 12th 2014, 7:23 AM 7,539 Views 8 Comments

The New York airport is the first of five American airports to start the screening.

# screening - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues
# Treatment
# Treatment

Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues

Oct 8th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,675 Views 27 Comments

10-20% of children and young people would benefit from some sort of mental health intervention.

# screening - Thursday 7 August, 2014

'PSA' prostate cancer screening reduces deaths by a fifth
# Men's Health
# Men's Health

'PSA' prostate cancer screening reduces deaths by a fifth

Aug 7th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,916 Views 37 Comments

The authors of the study said it is not the time to introduce population-based screening.

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