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# Smear Test

All time
'She is so inspirational' - Praise for Roscommon footballer on speaking out about cervical cancer battle
'It was like a sisterhood': March saw highest number of cervical smear tests since October 2018
Women with previous smear abnormalities will still be able to get colposcopy appointments
HSE and two laboratories lose Supreme Court appeal against Ruth Morrissey
‘Remarkable coincidence’ that two campaigners' smear results were mixed up, hearing told
CervicalCheck: How does Ireland's cervical smear screening programme work?
Minister commits to paying patient advocates for their time and work
Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal against judgement in Ruth Morrissey case
CervicalCheck scandal: HSE says 434 smears expired before testing
CervicalCheck smear results weren't sent to some women due to IT glitch at US lab
Harris asks HSE to introduce HPV testing 'as soon as possible' as roll out is pushed out due to smear test backlog
Tony O'Brien accuses the PAC of 'chasing every passing controversy... it doesn't add any value'
Turning 25 this year? Here's what to expect at your first smear test
Letters to be sent to 6,000 women about repeat smear test next week
'All talk and no action': Vicky Phelan strongly criticises Varadkar over handling of CervicalCheck scandal
Simon Harris was warned that smear test backlog was 'intensifying concern' among women
'She was a real lioness as a mother': Friends and neighbours remember Emma Mhic Mhathúna
Ruth Morrissey case could take double the time of previous CervicalCheck cases
Ruth Morrissey's situation 'more hopeful' as doctors plan course of radical radiotherapy
'You hear your daughter say 'mammy, please don't die'... It's heartbreaking'
CervicalCheck interim report says €2k payment should be given to women affected immediately
Almost all of 209 women or their families affected by Cervical Check scandal contacted by the HSE
'They found out she was dead so just filed it away': Daughter of woman who died in cervical smear scandal
'We can and we will demand answers': Varadkar and Harris want to know why memos were kept from them
Leo: 'Emma is 37 years old, roughly my age. She could be my sister or one of my friends'
'It seared the soul of our country': Emotional scenes as Emma Mhic Mhathúna's interview raised in the Dáil
'This is a painful time for women': Over 10,000 calls made to CervicalCheck helpline
There are 10 active legal claims made in relation to CervicalCheck smear tests
Explainer: Do you need to get a repeat smear test?
'How did things get so bad?': Mother of five speaks out about delayed cancer diagnosis
Explainer: What is open disclosure, and where does it fit in the smear test scandal?
CervicalCheck: Senior team sent in to ensure women told about smear reviews
More than 200 cervical smear results should have had earlier intervention
'We can't just presume they have': Doctors instructed to tell women if they have received false smear test results
'I'll live with cancer for the rest of my life': Woman given wrong smear test results speaks out
A Dublin hair salon is offering free blow dries to women availing of smear tests
16 tweets that will make you feel better about booking that smear test
Testing women for virus spread by skin-to-skin contact during sex might help detect cervical cancer
Opinion: Why are some women avoiding cervical cancer screening?
Marie Kotzur
Women encouraged to avail of free smear tests in 2014