Fear. Confusion. Personal tragedies

Fear. Confusion. Personal tragedies
Emma Mhic Mhathúna who discovered last week that she had terminal cancerDomnick Walsh

It is two weeks since the cervical screening debacle came to light. We examine the fallout and the politics of the cervical cancer crisis

On Tuesday, Stephen Teap told his wife Irene’s story. Irene was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2015 and died in July 2017.

He received a call from the HSE last Tuesday week when he was informed his wife had been given two inaccurate smear test results – one in 2010 and another in 2013.

RTÉ aired an interview with Emma Mhic Mhathúna on Thursday morning. She was told in 2013 that her smear test was clear, but it wasn’t....

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