Vicky Phelan never set out to be a national campaigner. When she was first diagnosed with cervical cancer in July 2014, her only concerns were for her two young children, Amelia and Darragh, and her recovery.
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.
The Government needs to act immediately to set up a compensation tribunal so that women terminally ill with cervical cancer can have their claims processed before it’s too late, according to cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan.
Cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan has said she believes she would now be dead or close to death had she taken medical advice to undergo palliative chemotherapy rather than carrying out her own research into new treatment.