Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Mesh implants to treat incontinence are being stopped immediately in hospitals across England after the Government stepped in just days after launching a safety review.

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Owen Smith
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Thousands of women given pelvic mesh implants seek further treatment for complications, according to a Government audit out today.

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MHRA
Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Women’s health campaigners are urging the Government to put patient safety at the top of their agenda in the next round of Brexit negotiations.

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European Union
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

A plea has gone to the Government to suspend pelvic mesh implants until the true number of women suffering is known.

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MHRA
Friday, January 26, 2018

Mesh injured women have hit out at the Government for failing to check that medical implants used in hospitals across Britain are safe.

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MHRA
Sunday, December 24, 2017

Surgeons have been criticised for failing to report mesh implant problems, which for years has hidden the scale of suffering, in what is being called the biggest health disaster since Thalidomide.

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MHRA
Monday, December 11, 2017

A vaginal mesh implant was trialled on just 31 women and a few sheep before it was launched in hospitals across Britain, Panorama is set to reveal.

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MHRA
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Campaigners are celebrating after health chiefs in the UK and Australia announced vaginal mesh implants to fix prolapse are to be banned.

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Owen Smith
Monday, November 27, 2017

Vaginal implants to fix prolapse should be banned according to a ruling by a watchdog body that the NHS look to for guidance on healthcare.

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Owen Smith
Thursday, November 23, 2017

Mesh is a growing global problem yet women are struggling to get the care they need if they suffer, a Parliamentary think tank heard this week.

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Owen Smith
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The NHS have duped thousands of women into believing the most common incontinence mesh operation is safe, by not adding loss of sex life into its risk figures, campaigners say.

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MHRA
Friday, October 13, 2017

A surgeon has told how he advised medical guideline experts that mesh was risky as long ago as 2003 - but they ignored him.

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Owen Smith
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Mesh implants are the third major medical device disaster in the last decade, a bioengineer has warned, as campaigners wept on hearing that the growing controversy is to be debated in Parliament.

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MHRA
Sunday, October 1, 2017

A landmark study shows one in ten women suffer problems after having the most commonly used mesh operation given to hundreds of patients every year on the NHS.

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Owen Smith

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