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Tips on decorating a child’s bedroom from interior designer Emma Delaney
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This incredible Georgian redbrick with lush gardens is on the market for €1.5 million
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The women who shouldn’t have died at all


by Amanda Cassidy
29th Oct 2022

Let me tell you a heartbreaking story. It's about an arrogant medical establishment where serious medical complications were often dismissed as “women’s problems”. It's the devastating tale of friends, sisters, mothers being told actual symptoms were psychological issues, or it being 'that time of life'.  It's the same culture that's contributed to a string of healthcare errors and scandals over several decades. Amanda Cassidy reports

Today you will see countless heartbreaking tributes paid to Lynsey Bennett.  The Cervical Check activist died at the age of 34. The mother of two was diagnosed with cancer in 2017 and leaves a legacy of fighting for greater health care for women. In 2021, she settled a High Court action over the alleged misreading of her cervical smear slides which missed her diagnosis. But she shouldn’t be dead at all. Reading a statement on...

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