New research reveals stigma faced by lung cancer patients in Ireland

Marie Keating Foundation launches ‘I Am Lung Cancer’ campaign to challenge negative stereotypes and perceptions around lung cancer and increase awareness of its early signs and symptoms Embargo: November 6th, 2018:  Shocking new research has been released today to mark the beginning of International Lung Cancer Awareness Month, which reveals that over a quarter (27%) […]


MKF Reacts to the Scally CervicalCheck Review

Marie Keating Foundation welcomes Dr Scally’s CervicalCheck review as a way to “improve the screening service and lead to a better health system for women in Ireland” CEO Liz Yeates, describes the results of the audit as disturbing and shocking The Marie Keating Foundation welcomes Dr Gabriel Scally’s thorough and comprehensive review into the CervicalCheck debacle. […]



MKF welcomes approval of a new independent patient advocacy service for those affected by the CervicalCheck scandal

The Marie Keating Foundation has welcomed a commitment from Health Minister, Simon Harris, that the Government will fund a new independent patient advocacy and support group, to assist those affected by the recent CervicalCheck controversy. Stephan Teap, whose wife Irene died of cervical cancer last year after two misread smear tests and Vicky Phelan, whose […]