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#vicky phelan

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 5 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Vicky Phelan backs Lorraine Walsh's decision to quit CervicalCheck committee Cervical Check

Vicky Phelan backs Lorraine Walsh's decision to quit CervicalCheck committee

“I share Lorraine’s concerns about the RCOG review process,” Phelan said.

# vicky-phelan - Sunday 1 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 3 in 5 people in Ireland support the legalisation of euthanasia Euthanasia

3 in 5 people in Ireland support the legalisation of euthanasia

Vicky Phelan has told the Irish Mail on Sunday that she is in favour of euthanasia.

# vicky-phelan - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'A lack of respect': Vicky Phelan hits out at TDs who didn't attend formal Dáil apology CervicalCheck

'A lack of respect': Vicky Phelan hits out at TDs who didn't attend formal Dáil apology

Speaking to RTÉ Radio One today, Phelan said she was “annoyed” that the apology was delayed.

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach to deliver State apology to women affected by CervicalCheck scandal CervicalCheck

Taoiseach to deliver State apology to women affected by CervicalCheck scandal

Today Dr Gabriel Scally said some women had been “treated appallingly”.

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 25 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Vicky Phelan apologises to Leo Varadkar after referring to him as 'a gay man' during criticism Backtrack

Vicky Phelan apologises to Leo Varadkar after referring to him as 'a gay man' during criticism

Phelan made the comments in an interview with The Irish Times.

# vicky-phelan - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'I need to prioritise my health': Vicky Phelan to take step back from CervicalCheck campaigning CervicalCheck

'I need to prioritise my health': Vicky Phelan to take step back from CervicalCheck campaigning

Phelan said today that she has been “very ill” over the past couple of weeks.

# vicky-phelan - Friday 25 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie CervicalCheck support group says smear test delays are 'totally unacceptable' Repeat Tests

CervicalCheck support group says smear test delays are 'totally unacceptable'

Women are having to wait an average of 22 weeks to receive their results, and thousands of tests need to be redone.

# vicky-phelan - Monday 14 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'All talk and no action': Vicky Phelan strongly criticises Varadkar over handling of CervicalCheck scandal CervicalCheck

'All talk and no action': Vicky Phelan strongly criticises Varadkar over handling of CervicalCheck scandal

Taoiseach says women of Ireland have his commitment that changes will be made to the health service.

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar says his 2018 low point was the government's handling of the CervicalCheck scandal Highs And Lows

Leo Varadkar says his 2018 low point was the government's handling of the CervicalCheck scandal

Varadkar said he regrets he was so misinformed and the government didn’t make ‘better decisions’.

# vicky-phelan - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm too young to die': Women with cervical cancer call for equal access to drug pembrolizumab Urgent Need

'I'm too young to die': Women with cervical cancer call for equal access to drug pembrolizumab

Ireland owes it to these women, Labour’s Alan Kelly said.

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a no-brainer': Vicky Phelan calls for drug to be available to all Irish women with cervical cancer Pembro

'It's a no-brainer': Vicky Phelan calls for drug to be available to all Irish women with cervical cancer

She was given a terminal diagnosis at the start of this year and Phelan said the drug Pembro is allowing her to live with the disease.

# vicky-phelan - Monday 19 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Vicky Phelan named one of world's most influential women of 2018 Bbc 100 Women

Vicky Phelan named one of world's most influential women of 2018

The activist said she is “so privileged” to be included on the BBC’s list.

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Vicky Phelan and family to switch on Christmas lights in Limerick Phelan Festive

Vicky Phelan and family to switch on Christmas lights in Limerick

Vicky and her family were invited to be special guests at the Light Up Limerick event on 18 November.

# vicky-phelan - Friday 2 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'My education allowed me challenge the medical profession': Vicky Phelan receives honorary fellowship at WIT CervicalCheck

'My education allowed me challenge the medical profession': Vicky Phelan receives honorary fellowship at WIT

Phelan’s bravery in making public her missed CervicalCheck results led to national outcry and an investigation.

# vicky-phelan - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Scally report: Family of deceased patient were told 'nuns don't get cervical cancer' Cervicalcheck Scandal

Scally report: Family of deceased patient were told 'nuns don't get cervical cancer'

Scally report finds disclosure was “handled badly in most cases”.

From TheJournal.ie Scally report published: CervicalCheck screening system was 'doomed to fail' Scally Review

Scally report published: CervicalCheck screening system was 'doomed to fail'

The Scally review recommends an overhaul of the CervicalCheck screening programme.

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I woke up to a whitewash': Vicky Phelan hits out at leaking of CervicalCheck review Cancer

'I woke up to a whitewash': Vicky Phelan hits out at leaking of CervicalCheck review

“Information continues to be withheld from women and I will continue to fight back.”

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 2 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie State accused of 'hiding behind' Cervical Check scandal victims as they battle labs in court Smear Test Scandal

State accused of 'hiding behind' Cervical Check scandal victims as they battle labs in court

Stephen Teap, whose wife was affected by the scandal and has since died, says Varadkar needs to get ahead of the situation.

# vicky-phelan - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Vicky Phelan: Varadkar assured me the State will try to settle CervicalCheck cases out of court CervicalCheck

Vicky Phelan: Varadkar assured me the State will try to settle CervicalCheck cases out of court

The Limerick woman met the Taoiseach today.

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I regret any of this ever happened': Taoiseach says mediation in CervicalCheck cases not the 'holy grail' Smear Test Controversy

'I regret any of this ever happened': Taoiseach says mediation in CervicalCheck cases not the 'holy grail'

Leo Varadkar says he is open to the idea of the inquiry into the scandal being held in public.

# vicky-phelan - Monday 30 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Either stand up or get out': Varadkar called on to explain why CervicalCheck cases ending up in court Smear Test Scandal

'Either stand up or get out': Varadkar called on to explain why CervicalCheck cases ending up in court

In May, Varadkar said court cases relating to the health scandal would be be dealt with through mediation.

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 26 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'You hear your daughter say 'mammy, please don't die'... It's heartbreaking' CervicalCheck

'You hear your daughter say 'mammy, please don't die'... It's heartbreaking'

Ruth Morrissey has taken a case against the HSE along with her husband, Paul, claiming smear tests were incorrectly reported.

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Harris agrees to fund patient advocacy service after Vicky Phelan calls for new support group Cervicalcheck Scandal

Harris agrees to fund patient advocacy service after Vicky Phelan calls for new support group

The minister said the government is ‘directly interacting’ with people who have been affected by the CervicalCheck scandal.

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Vicky Phelan receives honorary doctorate from University of Limerick CervicalCheck

Vicky Phelan receives honorary doctorate from University of Limerick

Phelan said she plans to fund a person to provide cancer patients with access to the latest cancer drug therapies.

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 14 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'There was mascara running down faces': Vicky Phelan says her tumours are shrinking Cervical Check

'There was mascara running down faces': Vicky Phelan says her tumours are shrinking

Phelan was given six months to live in January this year.

# vicky-phelan - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie University of Limerick to award Vicky Phelan with honorary doctorate Cervical Check

University of Limerick to award Vicky Phelan with honorary doctorate

Vicky Phelan’s story sparked an investigation into how smear tests in Ireland are reviewed and handled.

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 31 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Women affected by CervicalCheck controversy 'borrowing money to get to healthcare appointments' Smear Tests This post contains videos

Women affected by CervicalCheck controversy 'borrowing money to get to healthcare appointments'

The women in question are afraid, angry and confused, Stephen Donnelly said.

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 17 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Vicky Phelan calls for Yes vote for women who have been 'let down time and time again' Eighth Amendment

Vicky Phelan calls for Yes vote for women who have been 'let down time and time again'

She said women need to be “placed at the centre of their own care”.

# vicky-phelan - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I don't want my death to be in vain': Watch Vicky Phelan's powerful PAC speech TERMINAL CANCER This post contains videos

'I don't want my death to be in vain': Watch Vicky Phelan's powerful PAC speech

Vicky said CervicalCheck and her gynaecologist spent 15 months arguing over whose responsibility it was to tell her about a HSE audit.

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Expert leading CervicalCheck inquiry concerned about 'fevered atmosphere' Smear Tests

Expert leading CervicalCheck inquiry concerned about 'fevered atmosphere'

Meanwhile, Health Minister Simon Harris has received government approval for the drafting of a Bill to establish an independent board for the HSE.

# vicky-phelan - Monday 14 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie HSE says 18 women affected by CervicalCheck controversy have died Smear Tests

HSE says 18 women affected by CervicalCheck controversy have died

The previous figure was 17 women.

# vicky-phelan - Friday 11 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'He's lashing out': Tony O'Brien criticises TDs' conduct at committee meeting CervicalCheck This post contains videos

'He's lashing out': Tony O'Brien criticises TDs' conduct at committee meeting

Vicky Phelan accused the former Director General of the HSE of ‘throwing his toys out of the pram’.

From TheJournal.ie 'God forbid that a woman who got a letter might run to the media' Cervical Cancer This post contains videos

'God forbid that a woman who got a letter might run to the media'

Tony O’Brien has criticised how some TDs conducted themselves at the Public Accounts Committee hearing yesterday.

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 10 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I had to collect my children from school and tell them that I’m dying': Emma Mhic Mhathúna CervicalCheck This post contains videos

'I had to collect my children from school and tell them that I’m dying': Emma Mhic Mhathúna

Tony O’Brien, Director General of the HSE, has said “anyone who is found to have failed in their duty” will be held to account.

# vicky-phelan - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge The Ray D'arcy Show organised for Vicky Phelan's daughter to meet Ed Sheeran because they're sound Sound Man

The Ray D'arcy Show organised for Vicky Phelan's daughter to meet Ed Sheeran because they're sound

Vicky’s daughter Amelia met Ed after his performance in Cork on Sunday night.

From TheJournal.ie Tony O'Brien again faces politicians and again 'respectfully declines' to step down Under Pressure

Tony O'Brien again faces politicians and again 'respectfully declines' to step down

Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly told O’Brien he should go ‘without prejudice’.

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie US laboratory wanted confidentiality clause in Vicky Phelan case CervicalCheck This post contains videos

US laboratory wanted confidentiality clause in Vicky Phelan case

A UK expert will lead the inquiry into the CervicalCheck controversy.

# vicky-phelan - Friday 4 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Vicky Phelan says HSE has agreed to pay for her clinical trial cancer drug Cancer Scandal

Vicky Phelan says HSE has agreed to pay for her clinical trial cancer drug

Vicky Phelan received incorrect smear test results in 2011. She was subsequently diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'It’s not about your rage or sorrow, deputies. It's about what we do next' Cervical Check Scandal

Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'It’s not about your rage or sorrow, deputies. It's about what we do next'

We need the media to move us out of their comfort zone in how the debate is framed, writes Dr Anthony O’Connor.

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 3 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Vicky Phelan says CervicalCheck inquiry must be done urgently and in public Smear Tests

Vicky Phelan says CervicalCheck inquiry must be done urgently and in public

The Irish Cancer Society has said its helpline has been inundated with calls from women, some of whom are “extremely distressed”.

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