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Stephen Teap, Lorraine Walsh and Vicky Phelan at the launch of 221+ in Dublin on Sunday.

A support group for the 221-plus women and their families affected by the CervicalCheck controversy has held its first meeting. The 221+ CervicalChec(...)

The coffin of the late Emma Mhic Mhathúuna   being taken to her home  in Ballydavid, Co Kerry. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

The body of Emma Mhic Mhathúna, who lost her battle against cervical cancer on Sunday, has been taken back to her home in Kerry. A Garda patrol car e(...)

Emma Mhic Mhathúna

Tributes have been paid to Emma Mhic Mhathúna following her death at the age of 37. The mother-of-five had been diagnosed with terminal cancer earlie(...)

Dr Gabriel Scally (centre) with Stephen Teap, whose wife died before she was told her smear test had been wrongly interpreted, and Lorraine Walsh, who received an incorrect smear test. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

After the launch on Wednesday of the Scally report and the round of media interviews that followed, Gabriel Scally had dinner in Dublin with Vicky Phe(...)

Vicky Phelan leaving Government buildings this afternoon. Photo: Nick Bradshaw

Failures to tell patients fully about their medical histories show that doctors “absolutely” still have a God complex, a representative of the familie(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris said it was regrettable some of findings from the Scally report had emerged before families were briefed.

Minister for Health Simon Harris said he will consider the view of the public health expert asked to investigate the CervicalCheck controversy that a (...)

Dr Gabriel Scally yesterday briefed Minister for Health Simon Harris ahead of the publication of his 200-page report on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A commission of investigation into the CervicalCheck controversy, as promised by the Government, is not needed, according to the Scally report to be p(...)

Vicky phelan

Women and relatives affected by the CervicalCheck screening controversy hope to learn on Monday whether they will receive a briefing on the Scally rep(...)

Paul and Ruth Morrissey pictured at the Four Courts last week where she is taking a legal action over the alleged misreading of her cervical smear tests. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

Minister for Health Simon Harris says he is angry and upset that a woman with two forms of cancer, Ruth Morrissey, had to take her legal action over t(...)

Vicky Phelan was diagnosed with terminal cancer last year after signs of the illness were missed in previous smear tests conducted under the CervicalCheck programme. She was not told her test had been misread until 2016. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The Scally Inquiry into the CervicalCheck scandal involving dozens of women’s smear tests being misread is to publish its final report on September 1s(...)

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