Warning to new HSE chief of threat to future of cancer screening services
Stories related to cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan
Difficulty recruiting staff to work in an environment where they will be processing a high volume of tests while running the risk of being sued
Fears of wave of legal cases following cervical screening scandal did not materialise
More than 90% of personal injury cases settle before they come before a judge, seminar hears
Campaigners describe Wednesday as ‘a very proud day but also a very sad day’
‘This bill is Vicky’s legacy’ - Patient safety legislation passed in the Dáil after CervicalCheck controversy
The legislation makes it mandatory for patients to be informed of their right to patient-requested reviews following representations from the 221+ support group
Paul Cullen talks to the head of the NCSL, Ireland’s new dedicated cervical screening lab, built so that Irish women’s samples no longer need to be sent abroad.
€4.76m paid out in legal costs in CervicalCheck claims to date
Who, what, where and when of this tragedy has been revealed. But no attempt has been made to answer this pressing question: why did it happen?
Campaigner was a fearless warrior who got the most out of every minute, community gathered at memorial service in Mooncoin hears
Village of Mooncoin shares pride and grief at public memorial for CervicalCheck campaigner
Memorial service for the late cervical cancer awareness campaigner will be held in Mooncoin on Sunday
In a statement, the family said that ‘goodbyes are never easy’ and last Thursday they said farewell to Vicky (48)
State’s savage imperative of self-disclosure meant Phelan had to make her private illness a political matter
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