The Taoiseach is to apologise to all the women and their families who have been impacted by the CervicalCheck scandal in the Dáil next week.
Social media giants must stop the spread of “downright lies” by anti-vaccination groups online, the Health Minister has warned.
The family of campaigner Laura Brennan are urging all first-year students to get the life-saving HPV vaccination.
The number of cancer survivors in Ireland is set to double to almost 350,000 over the next 25 years but, at the same time, research shows that most Irish people have little understanding of a preventable virus that can cause cancer.
Do you remember the summer of 2012? The months of June and July specifically, when 600,000 people were left without access to their Ulster Bank accounts?
The Dutch Healthcare Inspectorate is to "further investigate" the premature death of an Irish woman via cancer.
There is, unfortunately, a long and disturbing history of the State appealing awards made in medical negligence cases.
The lead clinical director of Breastcheck, the country’s breast cancer screening service, says that comments by a judge in relation to screening services are a cause for concern.
An Irish cervical cancer campaigner who lost her life because of medical negligence is due to be remembered at a special lecture in the Netherlands next month.
Health Minister Simon Harris says critics of his decision to offer free smear test re-checks to women last year are "playing politics" with the crisis and making "crass" claims amid growing opposition pressure over the move.
Laura encouraged people to ‘live the best life you possibly can’
The mass for the 26-year-old in Ennis Cathedral was led by Father Pat Malone who paid tribute to her tireless campaigning for the vaccine and the kindness she exuded in all aspects of her life.
It had been due to be introduced in September but was delayed due to the backlog in the number of smear tests.
One of the country's leading HPV vaccine campaigners Laura Brennan has died at the age of 26.
The HSE has said the uptake rate for the HPV vaccine has increased by 20 percentage points in the past two years, following intensive campaigning against, what the Health Minister has described as, “dangerous anti-vaccination myths”.
Irish Cancer Society Head of Research Dr Robert O'Connor says the vaccination makes a real difference
Cervical cancer could be eliminated in Ireland in the next 40 years, a new study has found.
GPs warned the HSE chronic backlogs in cervical cancer smear tests were putting the quality and accuracy of the checks at risk five months before the scandal was publicly revealed.
A patient with cervical cancer who campaigned to ensure girls get the HPV jab, is to be given an honorary degree at UCD today.
The HSE has finally supplied the head of the CervicalCheck probe with the information he needs to conduct his inquiry two months after he was appointed to the job.
At least 10 more women have begun taking legal action against the HSE and testing labs after their cervical smear tests were bungled.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has denied there is a conflict of interest in HSE boss Tony O'Brien taking up a part-time job with a US medical company whose chair also oversees a Dublin hospital.
Bishop Phonsie Cullinan said Gardasil is only 70% safe, however, the worst that can be said against the vaccine is that it isn’t 100% effective, writes Terry Prone.
Vaccinations against a virus that can cause cervical cancer fell by half last year in Ireland amid scares over side-effects.
HSE boss Tony O’Brien has launched a scathing attack on campaigners against the HPV vaccine, accusing them of “emotional terrorism”.
If you are a parent of one of the 30,000 girls who will be offered the vaccine in September, you are right to inform yourself, but do so from trusted scientific sources, writes Alison O’Connor.
A new and better way of detecting cervical cancer recommended by the Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) will mean most women will be screened less often.
A decision on the cost- effectiveness of offering the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to boys is not expected until September next year, it has emerged.
The reduction in uptake of the cervical cancer vaccine may influence a reduction in uptake of other childhood vaccines, a HSE health chief warns.
Only half of the teenage girls entitled to receive a vaccine that prevents cervical cancer started getting the jab last year.
More than 90 Irish women will die from cervical cancer this year, according to the HSE.
The uptake for the cervical cancer vaccination programme has reached 82% in its first year, it was revealed today.
Women who are too embarrassed or busy to attend smear tests could be helped by home kits to detect early signs of cervical cancer, research suggests.
The Irish Medicines Board says it has received 64 reports of adverse affects associated with the use of Gardasil.
A life-saving vaccine against cervical cancer will be rolled out across the country today.
Safety concerns about the HPV vaccine have been addressed at an EU summit on cervical cancer in Brussels today.
The Health Minister has said the cervical cancer vaccine will be rolled out to first year schoolgirls before the summer.
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