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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Kath Sansom
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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European Union
Thursday, July 27, 2017

A three year report into surgical mesh, that treats problems often caused by childbirth, has been slammed by an MP and branded a whitewash by women across the UK.

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MHRA
Thursday, June 8, 2017

One in three women could be suffering in silence with mesh implant problems in a women’s health scandal that has been called the biggest disaster of our time.

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MHRA
Sunday, May 14, 2017

A worrying number of doctors do not understand mesh implant surgery complications so will not know what to do if a woman presents with problems - which can be years later, according to a survey.

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MHRA
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A health watchdog body, set up to protect patients, has admitted it wants to “avoid media attention on mesh.”

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Kath Sansom
Sunday, April 16, 2017

A women’s operation using mesh implants is up to nine times riskier than warned about in patient safety leaflets in hospitals across England, according to new figures.

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MHRA
Sunday, March 19, 2017

Surgical mesh used in hospitals across Cambridgeshire looks set to be reclassified to a higher risk medical device under plans to improve patient safety.

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European Union
Friday, January 27, 2017

The true scale of the risk of surgical mesh to treat women’s incontinence and prolapse remains a mystery amid findings from America that say up to almost 40 per cent of women suffer injuries from the hooked instruments used to implant it.

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MHRA
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Mesh implants to fix pelvic organ prolapse have higher risks than traditional surgery but no extra benefits, according to a report released this week.

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MHRA
Saturday, December 24, 2016

An award winning physiotherapist is urging women who laugh too hard with friends and family over the festive season then suffer an oops moment to make 2017 the year to sort it out.

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Kath Sansom
Friday, November 25, 2016

Mesh slings to treat incontinence and prolapse in women is a scandal as big as the morning sickness drug, Thalidomide, that gave babies deformed limbs in the 50s and 60s, according to a leading Australian politician.

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Kath Sansom

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