Vicky Phelan named one of world’s top 100 women by BBC

Cervical cancer campaigner, Vicky Phelan, has been included in an international list of women of the year chosen in recognition of their outstanding contributions to society.

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Vicky Phelan named in BBC list of 100 'inspiring and influential women'

Cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan has been included in the BBC's list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the globe for 2018.

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Govt cannot be allowed to forget cervical smear scandal, says Cork woman impacted by controversy

Official Ireland cannot be allowed to start 2019 with a fresh slate in relation to the cervical smear scandal with the HSE still needing to make massive efforts to rebuild trust and to make concrete change in medical care, according to one of the women impacted by the controversy.

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'Means so much to be asked': Vicky Phelan turns on Limerick's Christmas lights

"I didn’t think I’d be here, to be honest, at the start of the year.”

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Past can’t be fixed - but we can change the future, says husband of cervical cancer victim

I ask myself which is worse, the day Irene died or the day I found out Irene didn’t have to die, writes campaigner Stephen Teap, whose wife was mistakenly given the all clear in smear tests.

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Tribute to be paid to Emma Mhic Mháthúna at Maynooth graduation ceremony

A tribute will be paid to the late Emma Mhic Mháthúna at St. Patrick's College in Maynooth later today.

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Cervical cancer tests compensation cost will exceed €32m

State officials have admitted the cervical cancer tests compensation cost will exceed the €32million price of delivering the service but have refused to reveal an exact figure amid claims that victims will use it to increase their demands.

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Cervical cancer legal cases double

The number of cervical cancer victim legal cases has almost doubled since mid-summer, despite Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s promise that no woman will be needlessly hauled before the courts to prove their case.

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Either you sit in inquisitor’s chair, or you become the object of inquiry

By accusing Health Minister Simon Harris of being a ‘little boy’ during the CervicalCheck scandal, Tony O’Brien placed himself in the schoolyard, writes Gerard Howlin

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Vicky Phelan and family to switch on Limerick Christmas lights

Brave mum Vicky Phelan and her family are to switch on the Christmas Lights in Limerick at a special event this month.

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Varadkar defends Harris after ex-HSE boss hits out at Health Minister

The Taoiseach has defended Health Minister Simon Harris and says the HSE needs to stop passing its problems on to the Department of Health.

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Harris: Accusations levelled during PAC hearings into the CervicalCheck scandal 'crossed the line'

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris, has said some accusations levelled during Public Accounts Committee (PAC) hearings into the CervicalCheck scandal “crossed the line” and were not factual.

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Simon Harris rebuffs Tony O'Brien's 'frightened little boy' criticism

Health Minister Simon Harris has hit back at criticisms levelled at him by the former HSE chief, saying Tony O’Brien took the “right decision” to step down.

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CervicalCheck scandal victim attacks ex-HSE boss over media comments

The Galway woman is one of the more than 220 women affected by failures in the CervicalCheck screening system.

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Former HSE Director says Health Minister behaved like 'frightened little boy' during Cervical Check scandal

Mr O'Brien has also admitted the way the HSE handled the screening controversy was a "trainwreck".

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Medics who fail to disclose information should face sanctions, says campaigner

Vicky Phelan said she would keep fighting for accountability and more answers.

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Vicky Phelan: Palliative chemotherapy would have only bought me until the end of the year

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.

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Vicky Phelan: 'I'd be either dead now or on the way out' if I heeded medical advice

Vicky Phelan says it is a huge honour to be awarded an Honorary Fellowship at Waterford Institute of Technology.

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Dr Gabriel Scally to investigate other US smear labs

Whether the HSE was aware that US laboratories it contracted to read smear tests subcontracted work out to other sites will be examined as part of a wider analysis of the issues that gave rise to the CervicalCheck controversy.

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Screening contract close to completion

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar yesterday confirmed heads of agreements have been signed with contracted laboratories to extend cervical cancer screening.

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Tánaiste apologises for 'significant delays' after CervicalCheck scandal

The Tánaiste has apologised to women who are now waiting up to 18 weeks for smear check results because of increased volumes in the wake of the CervicalCheck scandal.

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Disappointment over more adversarial process amid cautious welcome for cancer scandal tribunal

A support group for women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy has expressed disappointment that a scheme to address their claims is not the “totally non-adversarial process” promised by the Taoiseach.

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CervicalCheck: Varadkar denies plans to indemnify smear labs

‘Discussions with labs on how to continue cervical screening’

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Report recommends tribunal to deal with claims from cervical check scandal

A report has recommended that a tribunal should be established to hear and determine claims arising out of a cervical cancer screening scandal in Ireland.

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Judge proposes system for dealing with CervicalCheck claims outside courts

A judge has recommended setting up a tribunal to hear and determine CervicalCheck claims.

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Cancer test court case reforms to be outlined

Hundreds of victims of the cervical cancer test scandal will be told today of new Government plans to ensure they are not dragged through the courts system to obtain justice.

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Stephen Teap is giving late wife Irene a voice with new support group

In his wildest dreams, Stephen Teap could never have envisaged the position he finds himself in: “A man in the middle of a women’s health scandal.”

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221 Plus aims to break isolation experienced by those affected by cervical check scandal

A new support group aims to break the silence and isolation experienced by those affected by the cervical check scandal.

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Support group launched to help victims of CervicalCheck scandal

Vicky Phelan, Stephen Teap and Lorraine Walsh have launched a support group to represent the women and families affected by the CervicalCheck controversy.

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Stephen Teap named man of the year for ‘trailblazing’ work

A father of two who has advocated for improved cancer screening after it emerged that his wife died arising out of deficiencies in CervicalCheck has received the Irish Tatler magazine man of the year award.

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