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Scotland’s Sunday Mail: Patients want summit with Health Secretary after mesh surgery complications

Following the article in last week’s Sunday Mail which reported on the debilitating complications suffered by a number of women following surgery using mesh implants, this week’s story reveals how the paper has been contacted by many more women experiencing complications. The news story suggests the issue could be a potential scandal after scores of … Continue reading

Sunday Mail, Scotland: Implants used to treat bladder problems could be causing agonising health problems

This article published in Scotland’s Sunday Mail newspaper on 24th March 2013 reveals how implants used to treat bladder and prolapse problems could be causing agonising health problems for hundreds of Scots women. The article by journalist Marion Scott explains how at least fifteen Scots women are pursuing legal advice on compensation claims after enduring … Continue reading

Meshing with People’s Lives: MHRA and the Mesh Implant Problem

Despite growing and convincing evidence that complications from synthetic mesh implants are not rare and are ruining the lives of many women, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) remain reluctant to fully acknowledge the problem and to act with any real vigour to address the mesh problem adequately.  This is a scandal in … Continue reading

Jury delivers verdict in J&J Prolift Mesh Trial, New Jersey

Victory declared as jury awards over $11 million in Prolift mesh case against Johnson & Johnson A jury finally delivered its verdict on punitive damages after days of deliberation at the end of a month-long trial which came to a close on 28th February 2013. The nine jurors in the New Jersey court awarded $7.76 … Continue reading