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.
Thousands of women given pelvic mesh implants seek further treatment for complications, according to a Government audit out today.
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.
A plea has gone to the Government to suspend pelvic mesh implants until the true number of women suffering is known.
Mesh injured women have hit out at the Government for failing to check that medical implants used in hospitals across Britain are safe.
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.