Cervicalcheck

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The CervicalCheck Tribunal has not yet received a single claim, despite having begun work more than two months ago, The Irish Times reports. Established as an alternative to court for claims emanating from the CervicalCheck controversy, the tribunal plans to start an “outreach programme”

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Ms Justice Ann Power, a serving judge of the Court of Appeal, has been appointed as chairperson of the CervicalCheck Tribunal. She succeeds Ms Justice Mary Irvine, the former Court of Appeal judge who was appointed to chair the tribunal in 2018 but gave up the role on her appointment as president of

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More than half a dozen new lawsuits have been filed in connection with the CervicalCheck scandal since the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the Morrissey case earlier this month. Ruth Morrissey was awarded €2.1 million by the High Court last year over the misreading of her cervical sme

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Women who suffered from "a litany of failures" in cervical screening have received an official state apology. Speaking in the Dáil yesterday, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the State was saying "sorry to those whose lives were shattered, those whose lives were destroyed, and those whose lives co

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Legislation to implement the recommendations of High Court judge Mr Justice Charles Meenan on alternatives to court for claims arising from the CervicalCheck scandal has taken a major step forward. The Department of Health has published the General Scheme of the CervicalCheck Tribunal Bill 2019, whi

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