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Donegal Women’s Centre records huge increase in smear test inquiries 3 years ago

Donegal Women’s Centre records huge increase in smear test inquiries

In light of the recent CervicalCheck controversy, the service centre has been on hand to answer queries and to provide free smear tests for women over 25 years old.

DWC Manager Mary …
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Concerned about CervicalCheck? Drop in to Cancer Care West in Letterkenny 3 years ago

Concerned about CervicalCheck? Drop in to Cancer Care West in Letterkenny

Over the past two weeks, Cancer Care West in Letterkenny and Galway has been offering information, support and counselling to women and families affected by the cervical screening crisis. This …
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Eight women still not contacted over CervicalCheck errors 3 years ago

Eight women still not contacted over CervicalCheck errors

By  •  Health

The HSE has yet to make contact with eight women who were diagnosed with cervical cancer and affected by the CervicalCheck audit. 

209 women are being treated as priority cases …
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‘Don’t Fear the Smear’ – Donegal doctor seeks to reassure women 3 years 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 3 years 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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HSE confirms 17 deaths and 162 women left in the dark over CervicalCheck errors 3 years ago

HSE confirms 17 deaths and 162 women left in the dark over CervicalCheck errors

The HSE has confirmed that 208 women had their negative tests subject to review in the CervicalCheck error case. Out of that 208, 162 were not told that their cases were under …
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Women in Donegal called upon to #SharetheWisdom 3 years ago

Women in Donegal called upon to #SharetheWisdom

To mark European Cervical Cancer Prevention week, the Irish Cancer Society is urging women to ensure that they are up to date with their cervical cancer screening as it can …
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