More than 280,000 teens will be eligible for the Pfizer vaccine. Photograph: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP via Getty

A further 1,501 cases of Covid-19 were reported in the State on Friday as chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan said Ireland was approaching a “turnin(...)

The HSE said colposcopy services remain ‘under pressure with increased referrals and the requirement for increased consultation time’. Photograph: iStock

The average wait time for CervicalCheck results has now been reduced to six weeks with turnaround times at one point taking up to six months, the HSE (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar acknowledged in the Dáil that the provision of medical records that have been requested by some women affected by the cancer controversy  had been slow. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

The Taoiseach has said a difficulty in finding some smear slides in laboratories has contributed to the delay in handing over medical records of women(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar speaking in the Dáil on Wednesday. Image: Oireachtas TV screengrab.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has confirmed that women whose cancer diagnosis was delayed will be offered redress. He made the comment in the Dáil on Wendes(...)