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Lorraine Walsh (centre) with Stephen Teap and Vicky Phelan at the formal launch of 221+ CervicalCheck Patient Support Group last month.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The full facts of the CervicalCheck “debacle” are still not known, one of the women caught up in the controversy has said. Lorraine Walsh, a patient (...)

Stephen Teap, Lorraine Walsh and Vicky Phelan at the launch of 221+ in Dublin on Sunday.

A support group for the 221-plus women and their families affected by the CervicalCheck controversy has held its first meeting. The 221+ CervicalChec(...)

Vicky Phelan leaving Government buildings this afternoon. Photo: Nick Bradshaw

Failures to tell patients fully about their medical histories show that doctors “absolutely” still have a God complex, a representative of the familie(...)

Dr Gabriel Scally, who led the Government scoping inquiry into the CervicalCheck scandal. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Two patient representatives on a Government panel in charge of overseeing changes to screening in the wake of the CervicalCheck scandal have denounced(...)

Blogger Nikola Barrett, who is organising the protest in Cork, said the idea for the event there came from women responding to her posts about the scandal on her Facebook page. File photograph: Nikola Barrett/Twitter

Rallies are to be held in Cork, Dublin and Wicklow at the weekend to highlight public anger over the cervical smear test controversy. Blogger Nikola (...)

Orla Kelly of Cantillons Solicitors in Cork: “Some people are terminal, they need treatment, and they need the money now to invest in medical care.” Photograph: Diane Cusack Orla Kelly of Cantillons Solicitors in Cork: “Some people are terminal, they need treatment, and they need the money now to invest in medical care.” Photograph: Diane Cusack

A solicitor acting for women caught up in the CervicalCheck controversy has urged the Taoiseach to act quickly and fulfil his promise to take over the(...)