Russell Noirin

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Human papillomavirus (HPV) was found in the women’s samples, but they were not sent on for cytology examination within the timeline period of 42 days.

Two hundred women will have to be retested by CervicalCheck after their samples went out of date due to issues caused by Covid-19 social distancing re(...)

RTÉ reporter Evelyn O’Rourke’s friendly upbeat manner belies the impact of her life-changing experience of having breast cancer while pregnant with he(...)

Vicky Phelan, Stephen Teap and Lorraine Walsh at  the formal launch of 221+ CervicalCheck Patient Support Group in 2018. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It should be a good news story: a women’s health service, led by women, using new technology to screen for cervical cancer, and saving up to 100 lives(...)

Dr Nóirín Russell, CervicalCheck clinical director, says ‘there’s a very very real risk that if the environment doesn’t change, we won’t have a screening programme’.

A lack of trust in screening programmes is causing women with cervical cancer to put their lives and health at risk, CervicalCheck officials have warn(...)

When a woman in a screening programme develops cancer her previous slides are reviewed and abnormalities can be found. File photograph: Getty

Cancer screening will no longer be viable if the total cost of related court payouts exceeds the cost of running the programmes, the clinical director(...)

The Oireachtas health committee was told that no screening programme would pick up all potential cancer cases and none were designed to do so. Photograph: iStock

The CervicalCheck programme will not be able to catch up on the number of women who were unable to undergo screening this year due to the restrictions(...)

Dr Noirin Russell, clinical director of CervicalCheck said it had sent out more than 110,000 invitations but only 12,000 women had attended. Photograph: iStock

Nearly 90 per cent of women have not responded to invitation to undergo cervical cancer screening in recent months, the annual conference of the Irish(...)

Gynaecologist Noirin Russell  who specialises in foetal medicine attached to Cork University Maternity Hospital. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The Eighth Amendment creates inequalities in care for pregnant women dealing with fatal foetal abnormalities depending on how they choose to respond t(...)

Oisin O’Connell, lung consultant at the Mater Hospital:  “When you are under pressure and trying to do the best you can, discrimination only adds to the pressure.” Photograph: Eric Luke

“I’ve fought hard to get where I am. My career is 20 years in the making, and all I want now is fairness,” says Noirin Russell, an obstetrician at Cor(...)

The inquest into the death in May 2014 of one-day-old Conor Whelan in Cavan General Hospital is another a reminder of unequal standards in maternity s(...)