December 2, 2020
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The Government has promised to improve CervicalCheck Screening and get a tribunal into the scandal up and running, following a scathing attack over the weekend from Kilkenny’s cancer campaigner, Vicky Phelan. In an article in the Sunday Independent, Ms Phelan said she wanted “action, change and accountability” over the CervicalCheck scandal. Writing the piece in […]
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By COLIN BARTLEY KILKENNY’S inspirational cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan will see her first book go on sale today. ‘Overcoming’ is the moving memoir from the Mooncoin mother-of-two who rose to national prominence when she uncovered how hundreds of cervical smear tests had been misread. The 45-year-old was only diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2017, […]
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KILKENNY women among the 4,300 who are being offered retests by CervicalCheck arising out of revelations on HPV screening in one of its labs will get their results within four weeks, health authorities have confirmed. The women were contacted after it emerged Quest Diagnostics, the US-based laboratory carrying out cervical screening, was using the wrong […]