Private lab refuses to process smear tests after High Court ruling in Morrissey case

Private lab refuses to process smear tests after High Court ruling in Morrissey case

News that the judgment from Justice Kevin Cross has resulted in changed working practices at laboratories owned by one large global operator will fuel concerns that a new, and problematic, legal precedent has been set

A private laboratory processing cervical cytology tests in Ireland has told doctors it will no longer do so “in light of recent controversies” and the recent High Court ruling in the case of Ruth Morrissey.

News that the judgment from Justice Kevin Cross has resulted in changed working practices at laboratories owned by one large global operator will fuel concerns that a new, and problematic, legal precedent has been set.

In a letter to doctors...

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