Stephen Teap

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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(...)

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(...)

A cervical cancer cell

The HSE’s chief executive, Paul Reid, has ordered a “rapid review” into how cervical screening test results were either delayed for or not issued to 8(...)

Stephen Teap, whose wife Irene Teap died of  cervical cancer, Dr Gabriel Scally and Lorraine Walsh,  who received an incorrect smear test result, at the launch of the Scally report into the CervicalCheck screening programme in September 2018.   Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A new report by Dr Gabriel Scally into the outsourcing of smear tests to Hawaii and Orlando in the US is expected to be considered by the Cabinet on T(...)

Emma Kett (centre) from St Mary’s, Newport, Co Tipperary,  as she performs at the choirs for cancer event at UCD. Photograph: James Forde

For the first three years Waterford’s Mount Sion secondary school choir didn’t sing in public, now four years later the group has a viral Youtube hit (...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris: “I knew there was a potential issue, but I did not know there were 6,000 women waiting to be retested.”

Minister for Health Simon Harris has moved to reassure women who will have to be recalled for repeat smear tests that the clinical risk is “exceedingl(...)

Orla Church was tested under CervicalCheck in 2011 and 2014 and both smears came back clear.   Eventually, she was diagnosed with cancer in May 2016. Photograph: RTÉ/Liveline Callback

The family of Orla Church, the latest of the women caught up in the CervicalCheck controversy to die, has called for the early introduction of HPV tes(...)

Vicky Phelan from the CervicalCheck Patient Support Group and journalist Martina Fitzgerald at the National Women’s Council of Ireland’s FemFest conference in Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: Tom Honan

Nine months after the CervicalCheck controversy erupted in the wake of Vicky Phelan’s High Court case over a missed cancer diagnosis, frustration over(...)

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