Ms Phelan

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The coffin of the late Emma Mhic Mhathúuna   being taken to her home  in Ballydavid, Co Kerry. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

The body of Emma Mhic Mhathúna, who lost her battle against cervical cancer on Sunday, has been taken back to her home in Kerry. A Garda patrol car e(...)

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(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris said it was regrettable some of findings from the Scally report had emerged before families were briefed.

Minister for Health Simon Harris said he will consider the view of the public health expert asked to investigate the CervicalCheck controversy that a (...)

Dr Gabriel Scally yesterday briefed Minister for Health Simon Harris ahead of the publication of his 200-page report on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A commission of investigation into the CervicalCheck controversy, as promised by the Government, is not needed, according to the Scally report to be p(...)

Vicky and Jim Phelan leaving the Four Courts after the announcement of a settlement of their High Court action for damages in April. Photograph: Collins Courts

Vicky Phelan, whose story brought the CervicalCheck scandal to light, has said the fines facing healthcare providers for poor performance under propos(...)

Vicky Phelan refused to sign a gagging clause so as to allow other affected women to be told. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Confidentiality clauses have been stitched into as many as 24 medical negligence cases settled out of court over the past 15 years, the State Claims A(...)

A total of 204 women have made requests seeking their medical records. However, only 116 of the files have been handed over.  File photograph:  Frank Miller

Eighty-eight women have yet to receive their medical files from CervicalCheck, it has been confirmed. Figures released by the National Screening Serv(...)

The practice of sending smear tests to the US has been criticised in recent weeks as the CervicalCheck controversy came to light. Photograph: Getty Images.

A US-based laboratory has been paid more than €6.5 million over the past two years to analyse smear tests for CervicalCheck, the State’s cervical canc(...)

People attend a demonstration at Leinster House, Dublin,  in solidarity with the women affected by the CervicalCheck scandal. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Another legal action involving a woman suing over alleged delays relating to CervicalCheck smears has come before the High Court. This is the fourth(...)

Vicky Phelan arriving at the Dail prior to her appearance before the Public Accounts Committee on Wednesday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Doctors treating women with cervical cancer told CervicalCheck in September 2017 that they were being “put at a disadvantage” in deciding who should o(...)

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