A cervical cancer cell.  Social Democrats TD Catherine Murphy said contracts two laboratories had provided for the HSE to retrieve smear test slide results within three days.

Women caught up in the CervicalCheck scandal have not received slides of their smear tests despite having requested them six months ago, the Dáil has (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has defended the Minister for Health Simon Harris and said the HSE’s practice of passing its problems onto the Department of Health needs to change.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has defended the Minister for Health Simon Harris and said the HSE’s practice of passing its problems onto the Department of He(...)

HPV vaccination prevents seven out of 10 cervical cancers and works best when given at the age of 12 to 13 years. Photograph: iStock

Screening for cervical cancer is a complex area and the Scally report (Dr Gabriel Scally’s scoping inquiry was published in September) highlights thes(...)

Labour’s Alan Kelly photographs Vicky Phelan and Stephen Teap, who were presented with the Jo Cox Award by Labour Women at the Labour Party Conference earlier today. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Jail sentences, the withholding of pensions and other measures should be among the sanctions considered to make public sector workers more accountable(...)

Vicky Phelan at Government Buildings in Dublin in August of this year. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Cervical cancer victim and campaigner Vicky Phelan has said she believes she would now be dead or close to death had she taken medical advice to under(...)

The HSE objective in the preliminary scoping exercise is “to determine whether there are people who have a case to answer”. File photograph: Getty Images

A review team commissioned by the Health Service Executive to determine if staff should face disciplinary action over the cervical screening controver(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney. Photograph: Tom Honan/ The Irish Times.

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has apologised in the Dáil to women affected by lengthy delays in getting results to smear test in the wake of the CervicalChec(...)

A file image of Vicky Phelan at Government Buildings following a meeting with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A tribunal should be established to hear and determine claims arising out of the CervicalCheck controversy, according to a report published on Tuesday(...)

The remains of Emma Mhic Mhathúna pass Government Buildings on Merrion Street, Dublin following her funeral Mass on Wednesday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The number of women affected by the CervicalCheck scandal is likely to increase beyond the 221 women currently identified by the Health Service Execut(...)

Dr Gabriel Scally said in his report  that the decision to view 18 months as the cut-off for clinical impact was ‘undoubtedly flawed, and it is hard to see the logic for this’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The news that the number of women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy may be higher than the 221 people currently identified is likely to cause (...)

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