Campaigner Vicky Phelan said the tribunal was ‘a slap in the face’ for the women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The CervicalCheck Tribunal, which was due to start its work on Tuesday, has been postponed for “a number of days”, the Government said on Monday night(...)

Campaigner Vicky Phelan said last week that the CervicalCheck tribunal is “not fit for purpose”. Photograph: Tom Honan

At the heart of the CervicalCheck screening controversy were two issues: allegations that smear tests had been negligently read in some cases; and a f(...)

 Vicky Phelan:  she has said  the CervicalCheck tribunal is “not fit for purpose”. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Green Party has raised “serious concerns” around the CervicalCheck tribunal which is due to start its work on Tuesday. A party source confirmed t(...)

CervicalCheck’s clinical director, Dr Nóirín Russell, says people are afraid to  come into healthcare settings because of fear of Covid-19. Photograph: iStock

Somewhere in Ireland today a woman will learn that she has cervical cancer. Two women will probably die from it this week. The names of those who have(...)

 Lorraine Walsh says even where cases have been finalised and substantial damages awarded, the pain of the women affected by the CervicalCheck scandal persists.

The death, a fortnight ago, of Ruth Morrissey, at the age of 39, created a lot of unrest among the other women whose lives have been affecte(...)

Dr Gabriel Scally: court-focused process “doesn’t lead to what patients and families really want, which is to know the truth, for someone to say sorry and ensure that it doesn’t happen to anyone else again”.  Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

The author of the State’s report into the CervicalCheck controversy has said there should be a mechanism to address the grievances of the women affect(...)

The controversy over the CervicalCheck screening programme involved women who developed cervical cancer, after which an audit of their earlier tests was carried out and revealed discordant results. Photograph: Getty

Two of the three judges, including the chair, who were to sit on the three-person CervicalCheck Tribunal, will not now be taking up their positions, i(...)

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(...)

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