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(...)

Medlab Pathology is appealing the €2.1m award to terminally-ill Limerick woman Ruth Morrissey to the Supreme Court, alongside Quest Laboratories and the HSE. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A lab firm being sued in the High Court by several women concerning alleged failings in the HSE’s CervicalCheck programme last year increased its reve(...)

Dr Gabriel Scally during the launch of the Scally report into the CervicalCheck screening programme on  Wednesday.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

CervicalCheck and the HSE were unaware that a contracted US lab outsourced Irish smear tests for testing to other US labs in Texas, Florida, Nevada an(...)

Ireland’s cervical screening programme, CervicalCheck, uses three principal laboratories to process screenings: MedLab Pathology,  Quest Diagnostics  and the Coombe Hospital. File photograph: iStockPhoto

CPL laboratories, the US company at the centre of the cervical cancer screening scandal in Ireland, has declined to comment on the deepening controver(...)