CervicalCheck crisis: Several women didn’t have cervical cancer

The news comes as the HSE admits that it cannot stand over figures it previously provided in respect of the number of women - 221 - who it previously said were adversely affected by the CervicalCheck debacle

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
18th November, 2018

Cancer victim Julie O’Reilly did not have cervical cancer, according to specialist doctors working at the hospital where she was treated.

O’Reilly’s story received extensive media coverage last week, with multiple media outlets reporting that the 60-year-old died following a diagnosis of cervical cancer and misreported smear tests.

Solicitor Cian O’Carroll was interviewed along with Julie O’Reilly’s widower Tony O’Reilly.

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