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Brave Laura ‘thrilled’ as HPV Vaccine uptake rises to 70% 2 months ago

Brave Laura ‘thrilled’ as HPV Vaccine uptake rises to 70%

The HSE has today confirmed that the uptake rate for the HPV vaccine is at 70%, marking an increase of 20 percentage points in just over two years.

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‘Don’t Fear the Smear’ – Donegal doctor seeks to reassure women 1 year ago

‘Don’t Fear the Smear’ – Donegal doctor seeks to reassure women

A Donegal practice has launched a dedicated smear test clinic for all women who would like a repeat test in the wake of the CervicalCheck controversy.

The High Court case …
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A conspiracy of silence: Over 1,500 cervical cancer cases not re-checked 1 year ago

A conspiracy of silence: Over 1,500 cervical cancer cases not re-checked

Approximately 1,500 women who were diagnosed with cervical cancer in the last ten years have not had their CervicalCheck audited, it has emerged this week.

The HSE has revealed that …
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Here’s what the Health Minister was told before Vicky Phelan’s CervicalCheck case 1 year ago

Here’s what the Health Minister was told before Vicky Phelan’s CervicalCheck case

The latest development in the CervicalCheck controversy has revealed that attempts were made to keep Vicky Phelan’s case confidential, but she rejected these moves.

The Limerick mother of two settled …
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HPV vaccine teams revisit Donegal’s first year girls 1 year ago

HPV vaccine teams revisit Donegal’s first year girls

The HSE have launched the next phase of the HPV Vaccine Information Campaign to support parents in making an informed decision to ensure their daughters get the vaccine and get protected …
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Is your smear test overdue? 1 year ago

Is your smear test overdue?

The #SmearForSmear campaign has seen thousands of women sharing a selfie of smeared lipstick after attending their smear test.

The charity was founded in memory of Jo Maxwell, who was …
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Reassurance ahead of your smear test 2 years ago

Reassurance ahead of your smear test

“We would like to reassure women that it is a very short procedure. It all takes around 15 minutes and that includes your paperwork and having a cup of tea …
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Share the wisdom with your sisters this week 2 years ago

Share the wisdom with your sisters this week

Women across Donegal are being urged to attend for free smear tests during European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week.

The Pearl of Wisdom campaign launched this week to remind women aged …
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Women in Donegal are being urged to have smear tests 2 years ago

Women in Donegal are being urged to have smear tests

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A report today showed that 76% of women in Donegal who are in the targeted age bracket for cervical cancer screening are availing of the test. Women between 25 and …
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