High Court judge Mr Justice Cross congratulated the parties on achieving a settlement and wished the woman and her family well for the future.

The HSE and the Cervical Check screening programme have apologised to a mother of two, who is seriously ill with cancer, over communications failures (...)

The court was told the three defendant laboratories are all subsidiaries of Sonic Healthcare, a global healthcare group headquartered in Australia. The case continues.

A woman with cancer has said it is “absolutely vile” a US laboratory which carried out her smear test is claiming she could be at fault by not pursuin(...)

The woman, a mother of two in her forties, has Stage 4 invasive cancer and has a life expectancy of 12 to 22 months, the High Court  heard

A woman who is terminally ill with cancer and who sued in relation to the alleged misinterpretation of a CervicalCheck smear slide nine years ago has (...)

Mr Justice Kevin Cross said he was reluctant to direct mediation take place when there was opposition to it but he urged all sides to have discussions.

A man who with his now terminally ill wife is suing over alleged misinterpretation of her CervicalCheck smear test nine years ago has told the High Co(...)

A woman who is seriously ill with cancer has begun a High Court action over the alleged misinterpretation of her smear slide taken under the CervicalCheck screening programme. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

A woman who is terminally ill with cancer and is suing over the alleged misinterpretation of a smear slide, has told the High Court she never thought (...)

Image: Screenshot of PDF of note released by Government.

The following is the redacted version of a briefing note about Vicky Phelan’s High Court case sent to Minister for Health Simon Harris on April 16th. (...)

Sam Coulter-Smith.  Photograph: Eric Luke

A former master of the Rotunda Hospital has called for an urgent review into the outsourcing of smear tests to the US in the wake of the cervical canc(...)

 Vicky and Jim Phelan leaving the Four Courts  after the announcement of a settlement of their High Court action for damages. Photograph: Collins Courts

A woman who is dying of cervical cancer and who sued over a smear test carried out seven years ago has settled her High Court action for €2.5 million.(...)

Vicky and Jim Phelan, from Annacotty, Co Limerick, are pictured leaving the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A woman with terminal cervical cancer has sued in the High Court after a smear test carried out seven years ago, which showed no abnormalities, was fo(...)