The establishment of the CervicalCheck tribunal to process claims by women affected by issues at the State’s cervical cancer screening programme has been postponed. File photograph: Getty

The establishment of the CervicalCheck tribunal to process claims by women affected by issues at the State’s cervical cancer screening programme has b(...)

Mr Justice Kevin Cross, noting the settlement, offered his sympathy to the woman whom he said was recently widowed.

Galway University Hospital has apologised to a woman with cervical cancer for a failure to detect an abnormality in her original smear test. The apo(...)

Dr Caroline Mason Mohan, currently director of public health in the National Screening Service, will replace Dr Lorraine Doherty as clinical director of CervicalCheck on an interim basis. Photograph: Brendan Fitzsimmons

The clinical director of the embattled CervicalCheck unit has left her job for another position in the Health Service Executive after less than a year(...)

Prof Henry Kitchener, lead assessor with the Royal College of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians, at today’s meeting of the Oireachtas health committee. Photograph: Oireachtas/PA Wire

The authors of an independent review of tests made under the CervicalCheck screening programme have defended their work following criticism from patie(...)

The HSE is expected to tell the Oireachtas health committee that it is still the plan to introduce HPV testing in the first quarter of next year. Photograph: Voisin/Phanie/Rex/Shutterstock

Independent reviewers into smear tests carried out by CervicalCheck have expressed concern that “unfounded criticism” of their work could result in “(...)

Cancer survivor Lorraine Walsh told the Oireachtas health committee she was made to feel ‘stupid and irrelevant’ as a patient advocate on the CervicalCheck steering committee. File photograph: Tom Honan

Patient advocate Lorraine Walsh has said she was “dismissed, ignored, bullied and threatened” by the Department of Health while working as a patient a(...)

Leo Varadkar: ‘It is my view that . .  the €2,000 should be extended to the women who had discordant smear results that may have had a clinical impact. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Government has agreed to make a €2,000 ex gratia payment to over 150 more women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy. Minister for Health Si(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris: ‘I know their stories . . . I consider some of them friends’. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Minister for Health Simon Harris has denied he displayed “a lack of empathy” with the women impacted by the CervicalCheck scandal who recently learned(...)

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(...)

‘The thing about reviews and finding problems is that it is an integral part of what we do in all areas of medicine.’ File photograph: Getty

As a woman and pathologist I heard about concerns regarding CervicalCheck in Ireland with great sadness. I feel so sorry for the women affected and th(...)

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