Tony O Brien

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Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: he  said he was committed to tax reform.  Photograph: Julien Warnard/EPA

Senior health service managers will have to be more personally accountable for how money is spent if the Government is to agree to increasing investme(...)

Tony O’Brien, former director general of the HSE: got approval from shareholders in Evofem at its annual meeting in San Diego on May 8th to acquire 2,057 shares, two days before he stepped down from HSE role. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Tony O’Brien received approval to exercise his first share options as a director of a US healthcare company two days before he resigned as Health Serv(...)

Dr Gabriel Scally, who is carrying out  a scoping inquiry into the CervicalCheck screening programme: ‘Some key individuals and organisations are being distracted by the necessity of preparing to appear before committees.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government may look to appoint a new chairperson-designate for the HSE who will have a significant executive role in running the health authority(...)

In the wake of this controversy, politicians from across the political divide might reflect on what is required to remedy the problem. File photograph: Getty Images

Vicky Phelan, Emma Mhic Mhathúna and Stephen Teap (husband of Irene) have consistently called for management and political accountability for the heal(...)

CervicalCheck: the HSE said its screening programme is safe and effective and that its three laboratories “are operating within expected international standards”. Photograph: Rafe Swan/Cultura/Getty

General practitioners have been told by the Health Service Executive that an “urgent new screening test is not clinically indicated” for women concern(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD and Minister for Health Simon Harris during a press conference on the cervical cancer scandal in Government Buildings, Dublin. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney Collins

The Government believes that further “accountability” will be needed in response to the current cervical cancer screening crisis despite the departure(...)

Emma Mhic Mhathúna, pictured above in a HSE promotional video for the HPV vaccine, was told by her doctor the smear results from a test in 2013 were incorrect.

Emma Mhic Mhathúna was one of the faces of the State’s effort to protect women from cervical cancer, her image a familiar feature of the HSE campaign (...)

Outgoing HSE director general Tony O’Brien said he was “extremely proud” of staff in the State’s health and social care services.

Outgoing director general of the Health Service Executive (HSE) Tony O’Brien has expressed regret to his staff that he could not leave the post on his(...)

Tony O’Brien is to stand aside from his position on Friday after weeks of controversy over the CervicalCheck programme. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A tweet from the director general of the Health Service Executive Tony O’Brien has been strongly criticised by politicians. Mr O’Brien is to stand as(...)

Stephen and Irene Teap with their two children Noah, age 3 and Oscar, age 5. Irene Teap died last year after receiving incorrect cervical cancer screening results. Picture supplied by Stephen Teap /Facebook

The widower of a woman not told about missed cancer warnings has welcomed the departure of Tony O’Brien as HSE director general and expressed shock at(...)

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