Ruth Morrissey and her husband, Paul, outside the Four Courts  at the conclusion of her case. Parties normally have 10 days to lodge an appeal, but this has been shortened in view of Ms Morrissey’s terminal illness. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Senior health service staff this week proposed halting the State’s four screening programmes until the implications of last week’s High Court judgment(...)

Ruth Morrissey and her husband Paul outside the Four Courts on Friday after the conclusion of her case. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Terminally ill Ruth Morrissey and her husband Paul, who sued over her CervicalCheck smear tests, have been awarded a total €2.1 million damages by the(...)

Paul and Ruth Morrissey at the Four Courts. File photograph: Collins Courts

A High Court judge will rule on Friday in the action by a terminally ill woman against the HSE and two US laboratories over alleged misreading of her (...)

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 (...)

 Ruth and Paul Morrissey pictured at the Four Courts for their  High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

Two people who screened a Co Limerick woman’s smear slide for the MedLab laboratory in 2012, which came back as negative, have been withdrawn from the(...)

 Prof Bleddyn Jones pictured leaving the Four Courts  after giving evidence in a High Court action taken by Ruth Morrissey. Photograph: Collins Courts

A “window of opportunity” to save the life of Ruth Morrissey, was missed due to “unthorough” treatment, a cancer management expert has told the High C(...)

Ruth Morrissey (right) and her husband Paul pictured outside the  High Court, Dublin on July 27th, 2018. Photograph: CourtPix

Ruth Morrissey, who is terminally ill with cervical cancer would, on the balance of probabilities, not have got cancer “and be facing a death sentence(...)

 Ruth and Paul Morrissey leave the  Four Courts on Tuesday after a  High Court hering. Photograph: Collins Courts

A cervical screening expert has told the High Court there was “a missed opportunity” to treat a woman when he believed, “on balance”, that pre-cancer (...)

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