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
CervicalCheck campaigner Stephen Teap has demanded a root-and-branch review of Ireland’s register of electors after a general election polling card arrived for his wife, Irene, who died almost three years ago.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2020
After a year of “moving the goalposts” on the publication of the CervicalCheck review, it is "unacceptable” parts of the report were leaked to the media before the women involved had their results, Labour has claimed.
Tue, 19 Nov, 2019
CervicalCheck patient advocate Lorraine Walsh has said that she will continue to fight for the women of Ireland following the revelation that she received a letter of criticism from the Department of Health's Chief Medical Officer.
Mon, 26 Aug, 2019
Claire Healy Cashin paid to get her smear results quickly through the private health service, but she said the HSE will not offer her a colposcopy to follow it up through CervicalCheck as she was no longer within the public system.
Mon, 12 Aug, 2019
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
A culture of “putting women first” will be developed by the HSE, as an immediate step, following the publication of the latest CervicalCheck report - a 74-page document into an IT error which led to more than 4,080 women failing to receive their result of a test for HPV.
Tue, 06 Aug, 2019