One of the memos given to PAC members said there was a risk that releasing audit findings to doctors could result in a patient contacting the media if they believed that “screening did not diagnose my cancer”.  File photograph: Getty Images

Senior health service personnel who received briefings from the CervicalCheck screening programme were told women would receive information from their(...)

Outgoing HSE Director General Tony O’ Brien

The director general of the Health Service Executive (HSE) Tony O’Brien is resigning as the cervical cancer scandal continues. In a statement release(...)

Only two in five people eligible complete the BowelScreen programme, much lower than the checks for breast or cervical cancer.

Detecting and treating cancer early is the aim of Ireland’s three free cancer screening programmes. And while there is good uptake for breast cancer a(...)