Vicky Phelan says doctors give her ‘dirty look’ due to campaigning

Cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan has criticised the “paternalistic, misogynistic” attitude of many in the medical profession.

Ms Phelan was diagnosed with terminal cancer in November 2017 having been received incorrect false-negative smear test results in 2011. She believes many doctors regard her as a “b**ch” and she gets “dirty looks” from some doctors who regard her as “that woman”.

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