Gabriel Scally

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Cervical cancer campaigner Stephen Teap (L) has said he is not happy with the “lack of compassion” shown by the Minister for Health for the women who were given incorrect cervical smear test results.

Cervical cancer campaigner Stephen Teap has said he is not happy with the “lack of compassion” shown by the Minister for Health for the women who were(...)

The department is preparing a list of notifiable patient safety incidents for the mandatory open disclosure proposals. Photograph: Thinkstock

Hospitals will face penalties if staff do not notify patients of serious adverse incidents under proposed new legislation. Due to be brought to Cabi(...)

CervicalCheck campaigners led by Lorraine Walsh, Stephen Teap and Vicky Phelan leaving  Leinster House. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s claim during his Dáil apology on the CervicalCheck controversy that women were subject to “deceit” has caused concern among s(...)

Dr Gabriel Scally, speaking at the launch of his report into the CervicalCheck scandal said he found “problems in each and every one of the areas” he looked at. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Deceit, according to one dictionary definition, “is behaviour that is deliberately intended to make people believe something which is not true”. The s(...)

Vicky Phelan pictured arriving at Leinster House. Photograph: Tom Honan

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has delivered a State apology in the Dáil to the women and their families impacted by the cervical smear test controversy. Con(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is due to make a formal State apology on Tuesday to women and their families who have been affected by the controversy over cervical smear test results. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is due to make a formal State apology on Tuesday to women and their families who have been affected by the controversy over cer(...)

The system for dealing with medical errors in the Republic is deeply flawed, according to CervicalCheck report author, Dr Gabriel Scally. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

The system for dealing with medical errors in the Republic is deeply flawed, according to CervicalCheck report author Dr Gabriel Scally. In scathing c(...)

Dr Gabriel Scally: ‘The current system is deeply flawed’. Photograph:  Crispin Rodwell

The system for dealing with medical errors in Ireland is “not fit for purpose” and requires far-reaching reform, the author of a State-commissioned re(...)

Garda commissioner Drew Harris has said existing laws are adequate to deal with protests outside healthcare centres that provide abortion care. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Garda commissioner Drew Harris has said existing laws are adequate to deal with protests outside healthcare centres that provide abortion care. In a (...)

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 (...)

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