Lorraine Walsh

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Patient advocate Lorraine Walsh said she learned of RCOG’s approach to its review of CervicalCheck after receiving her own report. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has been accused of “skewing” the results of its review of CervicalCheck by including cas(...)

Vicky Phelan: ‘I do not have confidence in the RCOG review process,’ she posted on Twitter. Photograph: Tom Honan

Cervical cancer patient advocate Vicky Phelan has offered her “full support” to fellow campaigner Lorraine Walsh following her decision to step down f(...)

CervicalCheck campaigners Lorraine Walsh and Vicky Phelan at Leinster House in October. Photograph: Tom Honan

Another of the inquiries triggered by the CervicalCheck controversy – the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists’ (RCOG) review of Cervical(...)

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(...)

Patient advocate Lorraine Walsh, one of the women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy, has resigned from the steering committee of the screening programme. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Patient advocate Lorraine Walsh, one of the women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy, has resigned from the steering committee of the screening(...)

Stephen Teap (centre) has been named Cork Person of the Month for September.

Father of two, Stephen Teap who lost his wife, Irene to cervical cancer has been honoured for his activism on behalf of all those affected by the Cerv(...)

Dr Tony Holohan wrote to Ms Walsh last March, taking exception to remarks she allegedly made to a journalist criticising his role in the CervicalCheck controversy. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Labour has called on Minister for Health Simon Harris to explain the “appalling treatment” of a leading patient advocate by his department. This foll(...)

Prof Brian MacCraith: his report urged the HSE to move quickly to ensure CervicalCheck becomes a well-structured, strongly-led organisation. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Approximately 400 women whose cervical smear test results were delayed for months in the latest cancer screening controversy, have this week received (...)

Lorraine Walsh, whose test results were misdiagnosed, and Stephen Teap, whose wife Irene Teap died of cervical cancer, represent the 221+ patient group that met with Mr Varadkar and Mr Harris. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Health Simon Harris have met cervical cancer campaigners about a formal State apology to the women and familie(...)

Patients’ representatives Lorraine Walsh and Stephen Teap. Photograph/Crispin Rodwell: The Irish Times

The Minister for Health Simon Harris has said it is regrettable that the HSE did not inform him, his department or patient representatives at an earli(...)

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