Medical laboratory scientists said they warned a decade ago that foreign-based cervical smear testing posed risks for patients.

The Academy of Clinicial Science and Laboratory Medicine said the decision to outsource the analysis of cervical smear tests to the United States in 2(...)

Irish laboratories were not able to bid for tenders because 60 laboratory scientists had been deployed to other work, the Medical Laboratory Scientists’ Association will tell the Oireachtas health committee, chaired by Independent TD Michael Harty. Photograph: Eamon Ward

Medical laboratory scientists will today tell TDs that they warned the Department of Health and the Health Service Executive a decade ago that foreign(...)

Medical scientists supported the proposals by a margin of 82 per cent to 18 per cent. File photograph: Getty Images

Members of the Medical Laboratory Scientists Association (MLSA) have voted by an overwhelming majority to accept the proposed new Lansdowne Road pay d(...)

Jimmy Kelly, regional secretary of Unite,  at the union’s press conference to announce rejection of the Croke Park II proposals. Public service staff represented by the   union are the only ones to have so far also rejected the Haddington Road deal

Medical laboratory scientists have become the latest group to accept the proposed new Haddington Road agreement on public service pay.Members of the M(...)

Members of the Medical Laboratory Scientists Association (MLSA) voted in favour of the Haddington Road proposals by 62 per cent to 38 per cent.

Medical laboratory scientists have become the latest group to accept the proposed new Haddington Road agreement on public service pay.Members of the M(...)