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
The woman was found, in a freezing and very distressed state, outside the GPO on O’Connell Street shortly after 9pm by a homeless volunteer who runs a soup kitchen for the homeless every Thursday night.
Fri, 10 Jan, 2020
Simon Harris had promised that a new policy to remunerate and support patient advocates who give up their time to sit on boards and steering committees would be published by the end of this month at the very latest.
Mon, 28 Oct, 2019
Stephen Teap found himself a grieving single dad to two small boys, holding down his job with Volvo, all while being caught up in the highly public eye of the CervicalCheck storm, when his wife Irene died of cervical cancer following two misread smear tests that could have saved her life.
Wed, 25 Sep, 2019
The interim head of screening at the National Screening Service has written to women caught up in the CervicalCheck scandal outlining what they can expect if they sign up to an ex gratia scheme — but patient representatives said the main reaction was one of disappointment.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
Cervical cancer campaigner Stephen Teap is calling on the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to see if there is any way the State can step in and streamline the process under which cervical cancer victims have to take legal proceedings.
Fri, 03 May, 2019
When I was approached by the Irish Examiner to guest edit a cervical cancer special edition of Feelgood on International Women’s Day, I grabbed the opportunity with both hands, writes
Fri, 08 Mar, 2019
Just one in five health and social care workers has been formally briefed on the HSE’s open disclosure policy, and only one in 25 has attended a training workshop — five years after patients were assured the policy would be standard practice.
Mon, 19 Nov, 2018
A father of four who died following an assault in Mitchelstown, Co Cork was remembered as a "one in a million family man" who loved a good chat and had a hearty laugh, his requiem mass in his native Ballindangan heard today.
Tue, 05 Jun, 2018