CervicalCheck

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Ruth Morrissey outside the Four Courts: this  is the first CervicalCheck case in which a court has heard the evidence and delivered a ruling. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The case brought by Ruth Morrissey and her husband, Paul, in the High Court is the first CervicalCheck case in which a court has heard the evidence an(...)

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(...)

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 Morrissey has sued the HSE and two US laboratories over alleged misreading of her cervical smear slides in 2009 and 2012.   File photograph: Collins Courts

There are not enough judges to hear the cases of women suing over alleged misreading of their CervicalCheck smear slides, a High Court judge warned on(...)

Dr Peter McKenna said slides from women retaking smear tests would be processed as  matter of “priority” by laboratories. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Up to 6,000 women will need to undergo a repeat smear test due to delays processing their original smears following the CervicalCheck scandal, the Hea(...)

 Charlie and Maureen, parents of Orla Church,   leaving the church at Donnycarney, Dublin, surrounded by family members, nieces and nephews. Photograph Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Orla Church, one of the 221 women caught up in the CervicalCheck controversy, was remembered at her funeral on Tuesday as a feisty daughter, sister an(...)

Emma Mhic Mhathúna’s funeral cortege passing by Government Buildings, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Government must ensure that all cervical smear testing is carried out in Ireland with full accountability, a rally to highlight the issue and reme(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: is “embarrassed” for medical profession in wake of  Dr Gabriel  Scally’s report into the CervicalCheck controversy.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the CervicalCheck controversy has made him “embarrassed” for his own medical profession. However, he added that he do(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the CervicalCheck controversy has made him ‘embarrassed’ for his own medical profession. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the CervicalCheck controversy has made him “embarrassed” for his own medical profession. However, he added that he d(...)

Dr Gabriel Scally during a media briefing at Buswells Hotel, Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The disclosure of the findings of clinical audits into the cases of women who developed cervical cancer was handled badly – sometimes very badly – and(...)

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