She has been “let down by our Government and by our health service” but cervical cancer patient advocate Vicky Phelan says she is now asking people to “trust the people who are leading our country” as we “need to show solidarity at this time, and work together”.
Fri, 20 Mar, 2020
This week an independent rapid review into the screening programme by Professor Brian MacCraith found that more than 4,080 women had delayed HPV test results communicated to them as a result of an IT problem in a US diagnostics lab.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
An unaccredited Manchester laboratory that screened more than 90,000 smears without the knowledge or approval of CervicalCheck should be the focus of an ongoing expert review of the screening history of women with cervical cancer, patient representatives have said.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2019
Cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan has described how being in a car accident when she was a teenager - in which her then-boyfriend and two others were killed - helped give her the strength she needed to stand up for those affected by the CervicalCheck scandal.
Mon, 03 Jun, 2019
While a number of women, including the celebrated campaigner Vicky Phelan, have reached settlements against the HSE and laboratories for inadequate smear testing, the case taken by Limerick woman Ruth Morrissey is the first to have been heard in full in the High Court.
Sat, 04 May, 2019