Eight new CervicalCheck lawsuits filed since Morrissey judgment

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.

Published 31 March 2020

Supreme Court: HSE and labs’ appeal dismissed in Ruth Morrissey cervical smear case

The Health Service Executive, Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, and Medlab Pathology Limited have lost a Supreme Court appeal against a High Court judgment in favour of Ruth Morrissey arising from the misreading of her cervical smear tests.

Published 20 March 2020

Women affected by CervicalCheck scandal receive official state apology

Women who suffered from "a litany of failures" in cervical screening have received an official state apology.

Published 23 October 2019

Legislation to establish independent CervicalCheck tribunal moves forward

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.

Published 2 May 2019

High Court judge warns that there are 'not enough judges' for CervicalCheck cases

A senior High Court judge has warned that there are "not enough judges" to hear cases brought by women affected by mistakes in cervical cancer screening.

Published 13 February 2019