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21 February 2018: Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review: The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (Mr Jeremy Hunt):

19 December 2017: Public Health Agency Northern Ireland: Vaginal Mesh Frequently Asked Questions:

19 December 2017: Victoria Minister for Health: Transvaginal Mesh Support For Victorian Women:

18 December 2017: TGA actions after review into urogynaecological surgical mesh implants:

15 December 2017: Mesh for vaginal mesh prolapse should only be used in the context of research, says NICE:

11 December 2017: Medsafe introduces surgical mesh restrictions: Medsafe is taking action in New Zealand to remove from
supply and effectively limit the use of certain surgical mesh products used for urogynaecological indications:

28 November 2017: TGA actions after review into urogynaecological surgical mesh implants:

28 July 2017: Consultation: Alignment with European medical device regulatory framework: Australia proposes to reclassify
mesh devices to highest risk category:

25 July 2017: NHS England Mesh Oversight Group Report:

May 2017: Updated: Synthetic Vaginal Mesh Tape Procedure for the Surgical Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women: Patient Information Leaflet:

22 February 2017: EU reclassifies surgical meshes to highest risk category, class III

6 January 2017: FDA - Final Order: Obstetrical and Gynecological Devices; Reclassification of Surgical Instrumentation for Use With Urogynecologic Surgical Mesh:

5 January 2017: FDA - Urogynecologic Surgical Mesh Implants:

20 December 2016: Mesh, graft, or standard repair for women having primary transvaginal anterior or posterior compartment prolapse surgery: two parallel-group, multicentre, randomised, controlled trials (PROSPECT):

20 December 2016: Adverse events after first, single, mesh and non-mesh surgical procedures for stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in Scotland, 1997–2016: a population-based cohort study:

20 December 2016: Pelvic floor muscle training for secondary prevention of pelvic organ prolapse PREVPROL: a multicentre randomised controlled trial:

12 October 2016: NICE information for the public: Single-incision short-sling mesh insertion for stress urinary incontinence:

12 October 2016: Single-incision short sling mesh insertion for stress urinary incontinence in women:


2 August 2016: Safety information - Alerts: Urogynaecological surgical mesh complications: TGA urges reporting of adverse events:

28 June 2016: Field Safety Notice - Urgent Medical Device Product Advisory:

15 June 2016: Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on medical devices:

25 May 2016: Safer medical devices: MEPs strike a deal with Council:

24 May 2016: Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Files Lawsuit Against Johnson & Johnson for Deceptive Marketing of Surgical Mesh Products:


1 May 2016: FDA Reclassification of Surgical Mesh for Transvaginal Pelvic Organ Prolapse Repair:

28 April 2016: Therapeutic products regulatory regime: The New Zealand Government is working on a new and comprehensive
regulatory regime to regulate therapeutic products in New Zealand, which will replace the Medicines Act 1981 and its Regulations:

1 April 2016: FDA Safety Alert: Urogynecologic Surgical Mesh Implants by Boston Scientific: Notification
Potential for Counterfeit Raw Material:

4 January 2016: FDA strengthens requirements for surgical mesh for the transvaginal repair of pelvic organ prolapse to
address safety risks:

17 December 2015: EU SCENIHR - Final opinion on the safety of surgical meshes used in urogynecological surgery:

3 December 2015: UK Mesh Working Group Interim Report:

2 October 2015: The Scottish Independent Review of the Use, Safety and Efficacy of Transvaginal Mesh Implants in the Treatment
of Stress Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse in Women: Interim Report:

2 October 2015: Mesh implant interim review published:

2 October 2015: Annexe A: Using routinely available health data to examine the provision of, and outcomes following,
surgery for SUI and POP in Scotland:

2 October 2015: Annexe B: Evidence review tables:
11 March 2018: US jury awards mesh victim almost £30m in damages over 'unreasonably dangerous' implant which has been used in Scotland:

18 February 2018: House of Lords date for mesh patients:

9 February 2018: Woman 'crippled' by mesh implant surgery starts support group for victims:

4 February 2018: Mesh victims demand NHS Scotland okays treatment only available in England:

12 January 2018: Dr Karolina Agur raises awareness about the mesh scandal among the Polish community in the UK:

17 December 2017: 'It's the best Christmas present I could ever have hoped for': Mesh victim gets life-changing surgery after Sunday Post report:

17 December 2017: Lawyer slams NHS Scotland and predicts mesh scandal will be as costly as as thalidomide pay-outs:

10 December 2017: Victim reveals how mesh destroyed her life as pressure builds on health minister:

10 December 2017: Mandy Rhodes: Why is our female-first Government running scared of mesh crisis?:

10 December 2017: Hundreds of women suffered because 'truth about dangerous mesh implants was withheld':

3 December 2017: We had the chance to lead the world in banning mesh and protecting patients.
We did not take it - Leading expert Dr Wael Agur:

17 November 2017: Tackling the taboos - Alex Cole-Hamilton leads Holyrood debate on incontinence:

26 October 2017: Scottish Mesh Survivors nominated for 'Campaign of the Year' at The Herald Scottish Politician of the
Year Awards - sincere thanks to all involved:

15 October 2017: Mesh victims head to Westminster to urge ministers to suspend ops that ruined their lives:

13 October 2017: Lib Dems call for incontinence prevention training in Scotland:

13 October 2017: National strategy to tackle incontinence is a 'matter of urgency', Lib Dems say:

1 October 2017: In America, mesh victim wins £42m payout. In Scotland, ministers spend just £4500 on inquiry into the scandal:

24 September 2017: The mesh implant scandal is a global catastrophe: Former health secretary Alex Neil calls for international summit to tackle escalating crisis:

10 August 2017: Physiotherapist Elaine Miller: Why I wrote a comedy show about incontinence:

28 July 2017: Sling the mesh campaign:

21 May 2017: Probe to examine possible conflicts of interest in troubled mesh implant inquiry:


11 May 2017: Still got my motor runnin'!:

4 April 2017: Mesh Survivors Shall See The Justice They Deserve:

2 April 2017: mesh implant report set to face legal challenge:

2 April 2017: Insight: Down but not out after mesh implant 'whitewash':

30 March 2017: Nicola Sturgeon issues apology to mesh implant survivors:

26 March 2017: Mesh scandal findings have 'no credibility':

19 March 2017: 'Just tell us the truth': Mesh campaigners and MSPs have demanded that the report into mesh implants should be 'no whitewash':

12 March 2017: Mesh campaigners set for showdown talks with health secretary Shona Robison:

5 March 2017: 'Betrayed' victims quit mesh implants inquiry:

21 December 2016: Mesh implants deemed 'unnecessary risk':

Winter 2016-17: Nursing Scotland: Scottish Mesh Survivors: Fighting to save women from suffering in Future:

20 December 2016: Hundreds of dangerous mesh implant operations carried out in Scotland despite ban:

4 December 2016: Victims' fury as head of inquiry into mesh scandal quits just weeks before report due to be published:

26 November 2016: Maryhill gran's year of hell after waiting 14 months for vital op:

14 November 2016: Dundee woman suing NHS Tayside for £100K over failed operations:

21 September 2016: Call for investigation into 'fake' implants:

21 September 2016: Campaigners call for investigation into counterfeit mesh implants claim:

20 September 2016: Mesh implant campaigners demand a probe after US lawyer says medical firm used fake materials:


17 September 2016: Mesh survivor: 'I'm living in a waking nightmare':

13 August 2016: NHS facing £32m case over mesh implants:

13 August 2016: Claim damages over 400 mesh implants:

29 July 2016: Paisley couple help women who have been injured by controversial mesh implants:

29 June 2016: Mesh campaigner is nominated by MSP:

19 November 2015: Mesh survivors warn women - just say no to doctors:

19 November 2015: Mesh technique is still in use at Borders General Hospital:

8 October 2015: Aberdeenshire mum welcomes apology after implant scare:

7 October 2015: Shona Robison apologises to mesh implant victims:

6 October 2015: Shona Robison apologises to mesh surgery campaign women:

6 October 2015: Health minister Shona Robison quizzed over mesh implant report:

6 October 2015: Health minister apologises to mesh implant victims:

6 October 2015: Health secretary issues apology to mesh implant surgery campaigners:

6 October 2015: Robison 'sorry' over mesh implant surgery:

6 October 2015: Shona Robison apologises to women who have campaigned against controversial mesh implant surgery:

4 October 2015: Mesh implants review recommends better training for medical staff:

4 October 2015: Scotland: Mesh implant review published:

2 August 2015: Support helpline for women affected by mesh implants to launch:

2 August 2015: Mesh implant helpline goes live:

2 August 2015: Helpline for Scots mesh implant patients launched:

24 April 2015:

9 March 2015: Offer women physio first, not surgery:

3 March 2015: Mother tells how mesh implant left her in agony and forced her to quit dream job:

24 February 2015: Mesh surgery scandal: US lawyer likens 'dangerous' implants to asbestos as he gives evidence to
Holyrood committee:

25 February 2015: Health Chief: Mesh implant issues ‘not widespread’

10 February 2015: Johnstone mum’s agony goes on for years after nightmare mesh operation:

6 January 2015: Women have mesh implant surgery despite ban call:

16 December 2014: ‘I don’t have a life after op’

23 July 2014: “I went through hell”: mesh risks reviewed as women speak out:

23 June 2014: Health chiefs face flood of mesh legal claims:

17 June 2014: Health boards urged to suspend the use of mesh implants:

10 May 2014: Controversial bladder operation has failed three times for Dundee gran:

23 December 2013: Morning Star: Labour calls for end to medical implants causing severe pain:

4 October 2011:

Scotland - Sunday Mail Articles

18 September 2016: Mesh scandal: Lawyer claims counterfeit materials were used in controversial implants:

4 September 2016: Top surgeon says doctors are complicit in mesh scandal and it stains reputation of whole medical profession:

24 April 2016: Mesh scandal: Multinational accused of making mesh with resin smuggled from China:

13 March 2016: Mesh scandal: Scots campaigners vow to fight on as US firm close implant business after £1bn legal costs:

21 February 2016: Reckless: American attorney savages multinational healthcare manufacturer over faulty mesh implant used in Scotland:

24 January 2016: Mesh lawyers use mob law: New legal tactics as gran sues US manufacturers

4 October 2015: Three of the four mesh procedures routinely used in Scottish hospitals will no longer be recommended:

14 June 2015: Government facing massive payout if women if women aren’t warned about mesh implants:

7 June 2015: Mesh surgery scandal: Implants at centre of $100m US compensation case used by Scottish NHS boards:

19 April 2015: Campaigning Sunday Mail reporter Marion Scott hailed as Scotland’s journalist of the year:

12 April 2015: Mesh surgery scandal: Operation victims launch advice and support website:

22 March 2015: Patients in disbelief as mesh company sales reps were allowed in theatre while surgeons carried out intimate operations:

1 March 2015: Mesh surgery scandal: Health watchdog accused of backing procedures without fully understanding the risks:

22 February 2015: Mesh surgery scandal: 166 operations AFTER Government urged health boards to stop them:

1 February 2015: Mesh surgery scandal: MSPs call on health minister and medical watchdogs to explain their stance:

25 January 2015: Mesh surgery scandal: Top US lawyer who claims manufacturers knew risks of implants to give evidence to
Scottish Parliament:

11 January 2015: Revealed: Campaigners accuse Holyrood of selling out victims as doctors ask for word ‘mesh’ to be removed
from new patient forms:

4 January 2015: Former Health Secretary Alex Neil accused of lying over suspension of mesh implant surgery:

7 December 2014: Mesh surgery scandal: Fury as doctor wins trip to Brazil for recruiting patients to controversial implants trial:

26 October 2014: Sunday Mail Great Scot 2014: All the winners as big night ends on a high note after Texas win our Lifetime
Achievement Award:

5 October 2014: Revealed: Two doctors on mesh safety review team linked to makers of controversial devices:

28 September 2014: Top government medical adviser urges surgeons to continue with mesh implants despite ban ordered by
Health Minister:

14 September 2014: Mesh scandal: Another boost for Scottish campaigners as US victim wins £60m payout:

7 September 2014: Mesh scandal: Boost for Scottish campaigners as American victim wins £3m payout:

17 August 2014: Mesh surgery scandal: Exercise therapies costing less than £130 could have saved victims from agony of op:

20 July 2014: Great Scot 2014: Mesh implants campaigners Elaine Holmes and Olive McIlroy nominated for award:

29 June 2014: Mesh group welcomes move by Health Secretary Alex Neil to keep them fully informed about safety review:

22 June 2014: Alex Neil: I chose to suspend mesh surgery ops because I did not trust official figures:

22 June 2014: Cheers and tears for brave mesh victims as controversial operations are suspended:

15 June 2014: Mesh surgery scandal: Doctor hired to lead mesh probe used to work for manufacturers:

8 June 2014: Thalidomide victims back mesh campaigners in bid to seek compensation and force safety probe:

18 May 2014: Mesh surgery scandal: Grieving daughter claims controversial operation for mother’s death and for making
her final years a living hell:

11 May 2014: Mesh surgery scandal: Health Minister Alex Neil calls for an urgent review of controversial treatment:

4 May 2014: Mesh implants scandal: American health bosses sound alarm on surgery branding certain procedures as ‘high risk’:

20 April 2014: Mesh implant scandal: Scots screen stars Libby McArthur and Frances Healy join Sunday Mail Hear Our Voice

13 April 2014: Campaigners renew calls for end to mesh implant operations after US courtsays device is defective:

6 April 2014: TOWIE star Amy Childs backs Sunday Mail’s campaign on Scotland’s mesh implant scandal:

23 March 2014: Mesh implant scandal: Victims urge people to sign petition to have controversial mesh banned from being used in surgery:

9 March 2014: Mesh implants scandal: Legendary activist Erin Brockovich joins Sunday Mail campaign for NHS patients left
in anguish:

9 February 2014: Health Secretary Alex Neil’s medical advisers held secret talks with controversial multinational mesh implant firm:

22 December 2013: Revealed: Shocking figures reveal that hundreds of women have been affected by mesh implant scandal:

1 December 2013: Neil rapped over NHS mesh dodge:

10 November 2013: Revealed: Scots doctors were told to warn patients about mesh surgery risks four years ago:

27 October 2013: Mesh implant bombshell for health service as leading lawyer claims every woman in Scotland given op can
sue NHS:

13 October 2013: Revealed: Medical watchdog gives Alex Neil go ahead to introduce safeguard to protect Scottish patients
from botched implants:

29 September 2013: Alex Neil orders NHS to warn women of mesh surgery facts after Sunday Mail highlights agonising plight of
hundreds of patients:

12 May 2013: Health Secretary Alex Neil pledges to support women left with a legacy of agony as a result of mesh scandal:

5 May 2013: Mum reveals how agonising legacy of failed mesh surgery drove her to the brink of suicide:

28 April 2013: Mesh scandal: Lawyer on why £7m compensation case will not be the last:

14 April 2013: US nurse who won a £10m legal action after botched mesh surgery backs our campaign to help Scots sufferers:

7 April 2013: Mesh operation victim Lynn Thyne reveals agony in emotional plea to health secretary:

7 April 2013: Health secretary must take plight of women affected by mesh problems seriously:

31 March 2013: NHS patients want summit with health secretary as they reveal agony after prolapse operations:

24 March 2013: Revealed: Implants used to treat bladder problems could be causing agonising health problems for hundreds of
Scots women:

UK, Ireland & Channel Islands
5 March 2018: 7 million women suffer incontinence: Now, the UK's top doctor has revealed her own ordeal to break the most embarrassing taboo of all:

3 March 2018: Women are cannon fodder in the mesh implant disaster, says Spanish doctor:

28 February 2018: 'Plastic shrapnel' procedure subject of a government health review:

21 February 2018: 'We need to do better' says Teresa May after review is ordered into three women's health disasters: Vaginal
mesh implants, Primodos and Valproate:

15 February 2018: Sheffield scientists develop material which could help thousands of women:

14 February 2018: Vaginal mesh implants: High demand at new Belfast unit:

14 February 2018: New material suggested as better alternative for vaginal mesh:
14 February 2018: 'Plastic does not belong in the body, never mind a woman's VAGINA': Angry campaigners slam new
material that could replace controversial mesh implants:

10 February 2018: Dear Graham Norton 'A medical problem has blighted my marriage':

7 February 2018: The idea that only prolapse mesh causes problems is 'utter nonsense' say campaigners as the take their
fight to the House of Lords:

7 February 2018: Spalding pub couple join mesh fight at House of Lords:

6 February 2018: Now post-baby mesh operation is linked to superbug infections: Patients with the implant are becomming
increasingly resistant to antibiotics:

6 February 2018: 500 women say they have been left crippled and in agony by mesh implants they thought would help them:

2 February 2018: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs. Surgeon is criticised for dismissing the scale of women's suffering in the mesh implant scandal:

29 January 2018: Mother-of-six left unable to walk, use the toilet or have sex after botched mesh implant ripped her pelvic nerve - and the painkillers to treat it wiped memories of her children:

26 January 2017: All medical implants need logging on a national register to save patients a lifetime of misery, say campaigners:

24 January 2018: Dáil hears call for audit over transvaginal mesh implants:

23 January 2018: Johnson & Johnson withdraws pelvic mesh device from Australian market:

23 January 2018: Mesh survivors present evidence to Senedd as ban campaign gathers momentum:

23 January 2018: Vaginal mesh implants - a straightforward procedure that's causing constant agony for Southampton women:

22 January 2018: Survey shows devastating impact of mesh devices on women:

8 January 2018: New Magazine - 'Vaginal mesh left us in agony':

18 December 2017: Gran reveals how her life was 'ruined' by controversial mesh implant:

12 December 2017: New Zealand bans vaginal mesh over safety fears:

2 December 2017: A mum of three who had a mesh implant has been left in so much pain she now needs 20 tablets a day:

30 November 2017: Brave women fighting for justice. Former Wisbech Grammar School student, now a journalism
undergraduate, writes on the vaginal mesh implant scandal:

25 November 2017: Mum says she bled every day for almost five years and blames it on a mesh implant:

24 November 2017: Scores of women say top UK surgeon left them with traumatic complications:

24 November 2017: 'It's just soul destroying': when pelvic surgery goes wrong:

24 November 2017: The mesh scandal is 'institutional denial' says lawyer following Parliamentary speech saying
mesh injured women cost the NHS hundreds of thousands in long term care:

23 November 2017: Westminster think tank says mesh is a growing global scandal and women are still not being taken seriously:

17 November 2017: Sling The Mesh holds 'virtual rally' of 10 Downing Street ahead of a Parliamentary meeting into the controversial implants scandal:

10 November 2017: Counting the cost of mesh - women send us their monthly medication and the cost to the NHS is shocking:

4 November 2017: Carlow mum tells tells of her horror after transvaginal mesh implant leaves her bed bound and crippled with pain:

29 October 2017: Women's lives are at risk by Government's refusal to suspend controversial mesh operations, campaign warns:

29 October 2017: 'It had cut through and was sticking there': Irish women share vaginal mesh horror stories:

30 October 2017: Women injured by mesh tell of shattered lives - but health officials in Belfast say they will not suspend
the controversial operation:

26 October 2017: Surgical mesh campaigner says ongoing use is a 'scandal':

19 October 2017: Mesh Implants Have Hurt Thousands - We Cannot Undo Their Pain But We Can Make Sure This Never Happens Again:

18 October 2017: Government refuses to ban scandal-hit mesh implants despite cross-party calls for suspension and public inquiry:

18 October 2017: Pelvic mesh scandal: Northern Ireland victims to have their say at Westminster:

18 October 2017: Women who used vaginal mesh implants 'deserve an apology':

18 October 2017: Public inquiry call on implants as Hull MP leads debate:

16 October 2017: How COULD a supermarket bag like this be used to treat post baby damage?
Vaginal mesh is just one example of shocking failings in the medical implant industry:

13 October 2017: Surgeon warned patient safety experts that mesh implants were risky but they took no notice of him:

12 October 2017: It's barbaric and ruins women's lives...Mum who could barely walk after vaginal mesh implant calls for the 'disgusting' procedure to be banned:

10 October 2017: MPs to debate use of controversial vaginal mesh implants:

10 October 2017: If a car had this many faults it would be recalled - professor speaks about mesh implants on the day a
Parliamentary debate is announced on the growing controversy:

10 October 2017: Parliament set to debate controversial vaginal mesh which has destroyed the lives of thousands of women
as pressure mounts to ban procedure:

1 October 2017: One in ten women go to hospital for mesh complications, says landmark study, amid anger that patients are not
being listened to:

1 October 2017: Vaginal mesh scandal: women don't need body-shaming on top of their pain:

18 September 2017: Irish Women take legal action over 'razor blade' vaginal mesh implants:

16 September 2017: Mesh operation has stopped Welwyn Garden City grandmother 'living life to the fullest':

30 August 2017: Patients deserve better than this. Surgeon speaks of the 'Absolute disaster' of global approval systems
for women's pelvic mesh kits:

30 August 2017: 'It's totally barbaric and needs to be stopped': Mum-of-two opens her heart about vaginal mesh implant "nightmare":

23 August 2017: Pontypridd MP 'hopes to secure vaginal mesh debate':

22 August 2017: A mesh implant 'robbed' this mum-of-three of five years of her life:

18 August 2017: "I have pain every day, every hour, every minute. It never goes away." What it's like to live with surgical mesh:

18 August 2017: Gynecologist admits he would never allow his wife to have a vaginal mesh implant as medics joke women whose sex lives have been destroyed by the procedure should have intercourse with ANIMALS:

16 August 2017: The devices have benefited a large number of women - but thousands have suffered serious adverse effects:

16 August 2017: Women left in agony after routine removal of vaginal mesh implants:

15 August 2017: Doctors accused of accepting benefits to push controversial mesh implants - with one manufacturer paying out more than $4m - despite procedure destroying lives of thousands of women.

15 August 2017: 'Scandal' of vaginal mesh removal rates revealed by NHS records:

15 August 2017: Vaginal mesh implants: 'I really thought I was dying':

11 August 2017: Leading surgeons blast scandal-hit vaginal mesh procedure:

5 August 2017: Mesh concerns need addressing urgently. View article here...

5 August 2017: The biggest NHS scandal you've never heard of only affects women, but men should be just as concerned procedure-womens

4 August 2017: The future use of vaginal mesh implants is set to be discussed by a group of Welsh clinicians:

4 August 2017: Move to address concerns over vaginal mesh implants:

1 August 2017: Anguish of women who received 'mesh' treatment:

31 July 2017: A mum's medical mesh has 'embedded itself in her stomach wall' and left her in agony:

27 July 2017: The vaginal mesh scandal is the 'new Thalidomide' - so where is the outcry?:

25 July 2017: ‘So many women are being left traumatised by these implants’:

25 July 2017: Women damaged by surgical mesh to treat incontinence are furious at report rejecting calls for a ban:

24 July 2017: Thousands suffer in silence:

22 July 2017: 515 procedures involving use of controversial vaginal mesh implants to treat incontinence and prolapse:

22 July 2017: St Albans campaigner calls for end to pelvic mesh procedures:

20 July 2017: Mum claims vaginal mesh implant means she can barely walk, work or have regular sex with her husband:

20 July 2017: 'I told my husband he could sleep with someone else': Mother-of-two, 43, can no longer have sex and depends on a mobility
scooter after being fitted with controversial vaginal mesh implant:

19 July 2017: Connah’s Quay woman’s hopes for a public inquiry after Parliamentary mesh meeting:

19 July 2017: Weekly journalist takes fight to ban medical procedure to Westminster:

19 July 2017: Women meet MPs over vaginal mesh implants: Senior doctors call for public inquiry:

19 July 2017: ‘Danger’ of vaginal mesh surgery for new mothers:

19 July 2017: Vaginal mesh implant sufferers take fight to Westminster's door:

18 July 2017: Senior doctors call for public inquiry into use of vaginal mesh surgery in UK:

18 July 2017: Campaigners call to suspend ‘life-changing’ procedure after accounts of chronic pain:

17 July 2017: Sling the Mesh campaigners from Norfolk and Cambridgeshire lobby MPs in London:

13 July 2017: Mesh implants are like ‘skewering women with kebab sticks’ and there is no reliable system to log problems:

4 July 2017: Deeside AM backing for Connah's Quay woman's drive to warn others about controversial treatment:

4 July 2017: Vaginal mesh risks downplayed by Johnson and Johnson,court told:

30 June 2017: MP calls for UK wide suspension on women's mesh implants which have "ruined lives":

6 June 2017: Women step up pressure to ban pelvic mesh implants - the biggest health disaster of our time:

6 June 2017: Your horror stories of post baby op that can ruin lives: With news that crippling incontinence mesh is finally being investigated, four women tell how it has affected them:

1 May 2017: Why is the NHS still failing to help women maimed by post baby surgery? Mother, 28, is forced to spend
£4,500 to remove bladder-controlling mesh implant after two years of agony:

21 April 2017: NHS bosses tried to 'avoid media attention' over women's vaginal mesh implants agony:

21 April 2017: NHS tried to DODGE media attention over the agonising vaginal mesh implants that left hundreds of women in constant excruciating pain:

21 April 2017: NHS and medical devices regulator tried to limit scandal over vaginal mesh implants:

21 April 2017: Medical authorities wanted to 'avoid media attention' over mesh implants:

19 April 2017: What's your experience of vaginal mesh?:

19 April 2017: 1,000 women complain over "cheese-wire" horror of vaginal mesh implants:

18 April 2017: Why hundreds of women are suing the NHS over vaginal mesh surgery: 'It felt like I had cut glass inside me':

18 April 2017: 800 to sue NHS over 'barbaric' mesh implants that cause agonising pain:

16 April 2017: Mesh implant operations are up to nine times riskier than admitted by surgeons and the NHS:

15 March 2017: Surgical mesh used in hospitals across the region is set to be upgraded to a high risk medical device:

23 February 2017: Real People magazine: AAAARGGHHH It's got TEETH!:

16 January 2017: Nobody knows the true scale of the pelvic mesh scandal - but new figures show it could be as high as
almost 40 per cent:

24 December 2016: Ask for traditional surgery rather than pelvic mesh implants, says study out this week:

24 December 2016: Make 2017 the year you sort out these embarrassing moments:

22 November 2016: Mesh slings used in hospitals across the region are a bigger health scandal than Thalidomide,
says leading politician:

26 October 2016: Bride needed pain relief injections to walk down the aisle after controversial incontinence surgery left her with an
egg-sized blood clot:

26 October 2016: Kathy's Story - The Danger of the TVT Bladder Sling:

3 October 2016: Hundreds of women left with health in ruins after bladder mesh ops, so why is treatment still offered?:

20 September 2016: Call for investigation over mesh implants allegations:

29 August 2016: 'A tragedy created by greed'. Mounting pressure for a women's mesh sling operation to be withdrawn:

25 August 2016: Real People magazine: Kath's story - Curse of a cure:

7 July 2016: Animals cannot tell researchers about the pain from mesh experiments - report into implants used in NHS
women's operations is criticised:

21 June 2016: Mesh mini slings cause "serious complications" and research into their use is "disappointing" says report by NICE:

28 May 2016: The story of Sling The Mesh journalist is used to educate surgeons around the world in a cutting edge
gynaecology conference:

24 May 2016: Washington, California sue over pelvic mesh implants:

30 April 2016: Are surgeons correctly trained? Leading Italian surgeon says mesh used in women's operations has a high rate
of complications:

1 April 2016: Woman disabled in a wheelchair from an operation gone wrong is told her pain will fix with counselling:

29 March 2016: Women's support groups are praised for highlighting the concerns of pelvic mesh:

28 March 2016: Yate mum Kimberley Vallis addresses the final female taboo - incontinence:

15 March 2016: 'It was like being stabbed with a shard of glass': Woman left in wheelchair after controversial incontinence
surgery that's destroyed thousands of lives:

15 March 2016: The incontinence surgery that's wrecked thousand's of woman's lives:

8 February 2016: Hundreds of patients recalled over pelvic floor operations:

29 January 2016: MP Owen Smith, Welsh shadow work and pensions secretary: 'In six years this is the worst medical issue
I have come across':

27 January 2016: I have adult incontinence: Kate Winslet gave me the courage to admit to a devastating affliction that
millions of women suffer:

18 January 2016: 'The worst medical issue I've seen' says MP supporting women's health campaign:

5 December 2015: NHS admits women have not always had the best care in mesh sling incontinence operations:

26 November 2015: From babies to barely able to walk by Kath Sansom:

27 October 2015: Dawn Martin, "It was the worst mistake I ever made":

5 October 2015: Scotland plans sweeping reforms, changes welcomed by campaigning journalist:

10 September 2015: Campaigners delighted about a report that shows mesh, used by surgeons in hospitals across
Cambridgeshire degrades while inside the body:

19 August 2015: Newly wed and Yate estate agent Kimberley Vallis joins Sling the Mesh campaign urging
other mums not to have bladder sling operation:

13 Aug 2015: A women's operation has risks that are like a "ticking time bomb" says city councillor:

25 July 2015: Sling The Mesh campaign: worrying lack of surgeons who have enough experience
to remove it when it goes wrong:

24 July 2015: Sling the Mesh: MP is cautiously optimistic about future patient care for women:

22 July 2015: Women2day: The 'Sling the Mesh' campaign:

20 July 2015: Mum of three leaks document to Sling The Mesh campaign to show that pain suffered after her operation is
being ignored despite being part of a trial that promised to monitor her for three years:
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15 July 2015: Norfolk women back campaign raising concerns over safety of operation:

7 July 2015: Experts say it's safe. So why is this incontinence op leaving many women in such agony?:

2 July 2015: Women have reported "serious and debilitating problems" following an operation for incontinence often caused
by childbirth:

15 June 2015: Mum joins campaign to ban medical procedure:

12 June 2015: Sling the Mesh Campaign gathers support from around the world in its first week:

10 June 2015: We Trust the Medical Profession to Get It Right,
But the TVT Mesh Procedure Leaves Some Women Maimed for Life

5 June 2015: I feel like the unwilling victim of a cruel experiment that has gone horribly wrong:

4 June 2015: Pensioner joins campaign to ban operation after being left in 'intense' pain:

4 June 2015: Royston woman left in agony after surgery backs calls for the procedure to be suspended:

5 April 2015:

4 March 2015: Campaigner joins Scottish victims in call to ban controversial implant:

1 July 2014: Campaign group look for Wales to follow Scotland’s lead:

5 June 2014: Campaign against controversial mesh procedure steps up:

5 April 2012: St Helens mum left in agony by medical mesh launches campaign to help others:

3 September 2012: The scandal of women who STILL aren’t told the risks of bladder operations:

10 December 2011:

15 August 2011: It was a simple implant to treat an embarrassing problem…The incontinence operation that is ruining
women’s lives:

13 February 2018: Mesh News Desk: Appeals Court Upholds Boston Scientific Obtryx $19 Million Loss:

2 February 2018: 'Had Enough': Perth mum joins Johnson & Johnson class action after years of pain:

8 February 2018: Australian Department of Health group warned pelvic mesh devices should be 'archived' as early as 2007:

31 January 2018: Vaginal mesh complications too severe to be inflicted on patients, court told:

29 January 2018: Woman battling surgical mesh complications swims in Wellington Harbour race:

24 January 2018: Mesh victims celebrate 'extraordinary' move by American pharmaceutical giant:

14 January 2018: Risks from surgical mesh in hernia repair too high, Canadian surgeon says:

12 Jan 2018: Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay NJ Resident $15 Million:

9 January 2018: Mesh Trials on the Horizon:

3 January 2018: Alison Blake was 64 when she took her own life following pelvic mesh surgery complications:

21 December 2017: Pelvic mesh death horrifies consumer health groups campaigning for total mesh ban:

11 December 2017: Review: Vaginal Mesh Devices Released Without Clinical Trials:

11 December 2017: Medsafe removes surgical meshes from supply in New Zealand:

3 December 2017: In October Christina Brajcic was in hospital, lucky to be alive. A month later she was dead:

1 December 2017: 'Historic' targeted ban on pelvic mesh devices does not go far enough, say women and health groups:

1 December 2017: Controversial pelvic mesh devices banned in Australia by medical watchdog:

1 December 2017: Without warning, Australia bans surgical mesh products for pelvic organ prolapse:

30 November 2017: Hinch hails ban on vaginal mesh products:

30 November 2017: Pelvic mesh problems need register now:

29 November 2017: Transvaginal mesh products used to treat pelvic organ prolapse have been banned overnight by Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration after a review found "the benefits do not outweigh the risks these products pose to patients":

29 November 2017: Australia bans transvaginal mesh products as 'too risky':

November 2017: Trans vaginal mesh injuries - is anyone accountable?:

26 November 2017: Daughter Fighting Late Mother's Pelvic Mesh Case:

20 November 2017: A Senate inquiry into pelvic mesh has put back final report until February:

13 November 2017: Australian pelvic mesh victims want to sue state health departments and regulators:

5 November 2017: Australia's health watchdog accused of 'too close' relationship with industry:

5 November 2017: Crippled with pain, a grandmother is taking her fight to the High Court:

30 October 2017: Australia's medical device regulator acts after women's outrage:

30 October 2017: Hunter woman implanted with pelvic mesh device at 22 joins historic class action:

29 October 2017: Thousands of women take legal action over mesh implants:

18 October 2017: Surgical mesh injuries rising, ACC figures show:

4 October 2017: Vaginal mesh lawsuit: executive denies prioritising Johnson & Johnson interests:

4 October 2017: Strong recommendations on surgical mesh but still no government action:

18 September 2017: Surgeons lacked caution in use of vaginal mesh implants, doctor admits:

18 September 2017: Half Of The Women With Mesh Implant Complications Lose Their Partners, A Senate Inquiry Hears:

17 September 2017: A Sydney Senate inquiry told devices were 'decommercialised':

8 September 2017: The stories of women who have had mesh implants is heartbreaking: "Pain is with you all the time":


29 August 2017: Aussies turn focus on NZ's surgical mesh problems:

28 August 2017: Pelvic mesh victims disgusted at suggestion of anal sex solution:

25 August 2017: Perth doctor 'aghast' at sex advice to pelvic mesh victims:

23 August 2017: The pelvic mesh device scandal reveals where medicine has lost its way:

22 August 2017: Australian Medical Association president confirms AMA WA's role in pelvic mesh scandal:

18 August 2017: Pelvic mesh victims demand meeting with minister over 'alleged cover-up':

14 August 2017: Potentially damaging surgical mesh kits still on hospital shelves with doctors unaware on cancellation:

7 August 2017: Surgical mesh: A decade of damage:

4 August 2017: A Melbourne Senate inquiry hearing was told up to 3000 women left with serious mesh injuries:

3 August 2017: Court awards woman $1 million for surgical mesh infection:

3 August 2017: Victorian Senator Derryn Hinch says Senators at a mesh inquiry are determined to get answers for women:

31 July 2017: 'Soul destroying' meeting with Health Minister, surgical mesh victims advocates say:

22 July 2017: Perth women ‘used as pelvic mesh guinea pigs’ want answers from WA government:

19 July 2017: A Senate inquiry on pelvic mesh hears mesh victims have been treated like child sexual abuse victims:

19 July 2017: Newcastle business owner says 2005 mesh surgery left her with many unknowns:

14 July 2017: Surgical mesh victims bear pain to confront health minister:

12 July 2017: Questions over pelvic mesh implants ring louder than ever:

10 July 2017: Johnson & Johnson tried to prevent report about pelvic mesh devices, court hears:

10 July 2017: Barry campaigner backs parliamentary discussion of surgical mesh:

5 July 2017: Port Pirie women report in national vaginal mesh implant complications survey:

4 July 2017: "I would not want my wife to undergo this procedure": pelvic mesh inventor:

3 July 2017: NSW Health is investigating how male company rep attended a woman's surgery without her knowledge: 

3 July 2017: Transvaginal mesh devices are one of Australia's greatest medical scandals:

2 July 2017: Stinging attack over surgical mesh inaction by Winston Peters:

29 June 2017: Former Newcastle University doctor in Victorian health mesh probe:

6 June 2017: Vaginal mesh controversy shows collective failure of the TGA and Australia's specialists:

4 June 2017: Four mesh deaths but government drags heels on inquiry: 'Mum always put on a brave face for us':

4 June 2017: Patients who say surgical mesh has made their lives a 'living hell' question why it's still being used:

4 June 2017: Christine Rankin says she was a victim of mesh surgery:

3 June 2017: Australian Pelvic Mesh Support Group says all pelvic mesh devices should be banned:

29 May 2017: Pelvic mesh Senate inquiry will hold regulators to account:

29 May 2017: Lake Macquarie woman joins more than 1700 others for Senate inquiry on pelvic mesh:

28 May 2017: Wollongong women break their silence: 'I don't where to go for help':

25 May 2017: Thousands of women left in agony after 'gold standard' surgery:

25 May 2017: Women Claim This Surgery Has Cost Them Their Happiness, Their Sex Lives, And Hundreds Of Thousands
Of Dollars:

23 May 2017: Oh my UTI: Everything you need to know about Urinary Tract Infections and how to battle through:

10 May 2017: Family agony over mum's pain:

11 May 2017: 'Vaginal mesh implant has ruined my life - it's just so hard to go on':

9 May 2017: Transvaginal mesh problems grossly under-estimated:

9 May 2017: Vaginal mesh implant destroyed my life: Perth mum speaks out:

4 May 2017: Transvaginal mesh devices under the spotlight as Australian senate inquiry nears:

1 May 2017: Caz Chisholm is recognised for campaign supporting women pelvic mesh victims:

26 April 2017: Australia's peak health regulator has not pursued one pelvic mesh prosecution:

26 March 2017: Hernia mesh complication 'like torture' for Christchurch grandfather:

14 March 2017: Pelvic mesh devices hit by allegations of research fraud, experimental surgery on thousands of women:

14 March 2017: Newcastle doctor and Queensland colleague sounded alarm on mesh in 2003:

14 March 2017: Transvaginal mesh devices have left many women with permanent injuries:

14 March 2017: Transvaginal devices under the spotlight:

2 March 2017: Senator Derryn Hinch urges women to make submissions to a senate inquiry into pelvic mesh devices:

16 February 2016: Derryn Hinch has won Senate approval for an inquiry into gynaecological mesh devices:

15 February 2017: Mesh device appeal against decision by Australia's peak health watchdog:

2 February 2017: Thousands sue over implant:

7 December 2016: The danger of the TVT bladder sling: A mother's story:

30 November 2016: Researchers Examine Effect of Mesh Treatment on Women with Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Incontinence:

15 November 2016: Transvaginal Mesh Maker Accused of Racketeering:

15 November 2016: Transvaginal Mesh Maker Accused of Racketeering:

4 October 2016: Boston Scientific loses bid to toss $19m pelvic mesh loss:

6 September 2016: Politicians still prevaricating over surgical mesh:

2 September 2016: Patient fears surgical mesh agonies won't stop despite changes:

31 August 2016: Surgical mesh survey shows 'horrific' effects:

24 August 2016: Surgical mesh registry to be considered by Ministry of Health after petition:

18 August 2016: Greater Cincinnati firm faces lawsuit over deceptive marketing allegations:

16 August 2016: Kentucky AG sues Johnson & Johnson over vaginal implants:

28 July 2016: Inquiry into surgical mesh needed:

15 June 2016: Surgical Mesh Registry needed immediately:

14 June 2016: Boston Scientific adds new warnings to surgical-mesh devices:


30 May 2016: Toni's story a tragedy:

27 May 2016: Suit filed against makers of Prolene Mesh System over alleged injuries:

25 May 2016: States file lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson over pelvic mesh implants:

25 May 2016: AGs: Pelvic mesh implants caused dire complications:

24 May 2016: California sues Johnson & Johnson over marketing for pelvic mesh:

23 May 2016: J&J settles pelvic mesh appeal before Texas Supreme Court:

23 May 2016: Mesh women to meet Australian health regulator in Canberra during campaign for Senate I photos, video, poll:

19 May 2016: Women left in chronic pain after having now-banned TFS device implanted:

6 May 2016: Australian mesh device manufacturer failed to show how benefits outweighed risks:

6 May 2016: Mesh device victims quiet no longer:

22 April 2016: Johnson & Johnson Settled NJ Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit for $5 Million:

22 April: Woman claims win over ACC after 13 years:

13 April 2016: Grand jury convened in probe of Boston Scientific:

13 April 2016: 'We've lost so much': Senate urged to act on failures over mesh implants:

13 April 2016: Hunter man demands hospital records: Son's fear for mother broken by mesh surgery:

6 April 2016: J&J's vaginal-mesh costs may rise if $5 million deal is a guide:

4 April 2016: Boston Scientific Shares Inactive as FDA Says Aware of Possible Counterfeit Raw Material in Surgical Mesh:

30 March 2016: In mesh litigation, how a casual corporate decision ruined one woman's life:

19 March 2016: The NSW Care Complaints Commission has confirmed investigations over mesh surgery:

15 March 2016: Australia prolapse mesh device manufacturer tells regulator it "documented" mesh changes:

14 March 2016: The Therapeutic Goods Administration admits assessment process lacked "rigour":

13 March 2016: Difficulty issues remain about mesh surgery for women:

12 March 2016: Medical mesh concerns raised:

27 January 2016: J&J to pay $120 million in its first big mesh settlement:

9 January 2016: In light of FDA rules, pelvic mesh devices face uncertainty:

5 October 2015: Waimate woman complains after pain from surgery at Timaru Hospital fails to subside:

18 August 2015: Company faces US legal action over mesh surgery:

4 August 2015: Bard Said to Pay $200 Million to Settle Vaginal-Mesh Cases:

2 June 2015: Mesh injured victims rally to resolve cases filed infederal court:

27 May 2015: Calls for parliamentary inquiry into use of surgical mesh:

18 May 2015: Gynaecological mesh maker appeals deregistration ruling

18 May 2015: Medical Council stops Reid from doing major surgery

8 May 2014: What big pharma is saying behind your back as it tries to sell you defective medical devices:

20 April 2015: New Scottish Mesh Survivors Erect Website for Mesh-Injured

7 September 2014: Hunter women join class action against Johnson & Johnson over mesh genital implant devices:

3July 2014

12 October 2013: Woman sues Johnson & Johnson in possible $1.7 Billion class action suit:

13 June 2012: A Female Surgical Nightmare:

  Television, Radio & YouTube


11 December 2017: Panorama: The operation that ruined my life:

28 September 2017: Mesh patients say they were 'duped':

28 September 2017: Journalist Marion Scott who started the mesh campaign speaks candidly about the growing global scandal:

27 September 2017: Scottish Mesh Survivor Linda McLaughlin speaks to BBC Radio Scotland - Newsdrive (ff 1hr 37mins):

27 September 2017: Mesh implant surgery 'decimated my quality of life':

27 September 2017: Expert who quit mesh implant review warns over use:

18 May 2017: Minister says expert will look at mesh implants review:

20 April 2017: 'My life has been destroyed by mesh implants':

30 March 2017: Robison defends mesh inquiry findings:

27 March 2017: Mesh implant campaigners 'betrayed' by report publication:

5 March 2016: Mesh sufferers quit expert group over 'diluted' report:

21 December 2016: Mesh implants treatment brings unnecessary risks says study:

19 December 2016: Scottish Mesh Survivor Lorna Farrell bravely shares her story:

19 December 2016 :Mesh implant woman says it made life 'a nightmare'

19 December 2016: Mesh implants still used in Scotland despite suspension call:

20 September 2016: Mesh implant campaigners call for criminal investigation:

20 September 2016: Mesh Implant Campaigners Call For Investigation:

20 September 2016: Mesh implant campaigners call for criminal investigation:

7 October 2015: BBC Radio Scotland
Scottish Mesh Survivor Lorna 36mins - 44 mins and Cabinet Secretary Shona Robison - 1 hour 10 mins - 1 hour 19 mins:

25 June 2015: This Morning: Are you embarrassed by incontinence?

1 March 2015: BBC Report with Graham Stewart

1 March 2015: Halt mesh implants over safety concerns:

1 March 2015: Health Secretary calls for halt on mesh implants:

1 March 2015: Health Secretary Shona Robison call for mesh implants suspension:

25 October 2014: Elaine Holmes and Olive McIlroy Sunday Mail Great Scot Awards 2014 – Unsung Hero – “Hear Our Voice:

25 October 2014: Sunday Mail Great Scot Awards 2014 - Unsung Hero - Hear Our Voice:

25 October 2014: Sunday Mail Great Scot Awards 2014: Still Game actors - Ford Keirnan and Greg Hemphill

3 June 2014: Mesh implants victims give ‘heartbreaking’ evidence to MSPs: BBC Scotland News link:

13 May 2014: Scottish Government under pressure to suspend use of mesh implants:

11 March 2014: Faulty implants end women’s sex life:

UK, Ireland & Channel Islands
21 February 2018: Review ordered into epilepsy drug, vaginal mesh and Primodos:

21 February 2018: PM orders review into Primodos, vaginal mesh and epilepsy drug sodium valproate:

23 January 2018: WATCH: Irish women explain the pain caused by vaginal mesh implant
*Members of a support group for women who experienced complications will protest outside Leinster House on 24 Jan

15 December 2017: Doctors told not to use vaginal mesh to treat prolapse due to 'serious' safety concerns:

12 December 2017: New Zealand bans vaginal mesh over safety fears:

11 December 2017: Panorama: The operation that ruined my life:

27 November 2017: Vaginal mesh operations should be banned, says NICE:

24 November 2017: Call for suspension of vaginal mesh implants following rise in 'severe' pain complaints:

18 October 2017: Journalist Kath Sansom was a 'wreck' after vaginal mesh implant:

18 October 2017: Women 'deserve apology' over vaginal mesh implants:

18 October 2017: Government rejects call for vaginal mesh implants ban:

18 October 2017: Vaginal mesh public inquiry turned down by Government:

17 October 2017: Special Report: The Mesh Scandal:

16 October 2017: Mesh surgeon investigated by NHS trust in Bristol:

30 September 2013: Vaginal mesh 'disaster' could be 'worse than Thalidomide', experts warn:

20 September 2017: Hernia mesh surgery leaves men in pain:

11 August 2017: Vaginal mesh campaigners welcome 'major development':

3 August 2017: 'Vaginal mesh surgery ruined my life and should be banned':

18 July 2017: Campaigners call for vaginal mesh ban after investigation by this programme:

18 July 2017: Legal action launched for vaginal mesh sufferers:

18 July 2017: Vaginal mesh procedures like ‘Russian Roulette’, say victims:

27 June 2017: Vaginal mesh surgery: Shock as women go to England for care:

26 June 2017: Vaginal mesh led to 'excruciating pain':

26 June 2017: NHS hernia mesh repairs 'leaving patients in chronic pain'

25 April 2017: Pelvic floor training in pregnancy could help prevent the need for 'barbaric' vaginal mesh surgery:

20 April 2017: 'My life has been destroyed by mesh implants':

18 April 2017: Call for end to TVT mesh implants after complications 'covered up':

8 September 2016: Campaigner calls for operation to cure incontinence after childbirth to be suspended: to-be-suspended/

27 June 2016: Medicolegal Aspects of FNUU Practice

6 October 2015: Disabled Gosport Woman Has US Surgery To Reverse Mesh Damage:

29 June 2015: Female Mid Urethral Tapes - The Devil's Work:

25 June 2015: Hundreds of women across the UK are calling for the ban of a medical procedure which has left them in chronic
pain - with some unable to walk:

25 June 2015: The woman campaigning for a controversial operation to be outlawed after it left her in constant pain:

19 May 2015: Sussex women back call for mesh implant surgery ban:

8 May 2015: Professor Carl Heneghan, Director of the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, University of Oxford, reveals
the secrets behind the claims of drugs and devices designed to improve health and well-being:

April 2014: BBC Radio 4 You & Yours: Woman tells how mesh has ruined her life.

22 January 2014: Face the Facts:

23 May 2012: Regulation of medical implants: Carl Heneghan:

19 January 2012: Woman’s Hour: Urinary Incontinence and Transvaginal Tape

18 February 2018: Derryn Hinch on Senate report into pelvic mesh:

8 January 2018: Woman appeals to Ottawa for temporary ban on female pelvic mesh:

21 December 2017: Mesh ruined our lives:

12 December 2017: Surgical mesh victim 'overwhelmingly emotional' after move to scrap products that left hundreds in awful chronic pain:

30 November 2017: Regulator takes action on controversial mesh:

28 October 2017: Surgical mesh: A question of consent:

30 September 2017: Canadian TV investigates: As lawsuits mount, doctors insist surgical mesh is an important tool (Parts 1, 2 & extended):

25 August 2017: Mesh campaigners take fight to Australia:

15 August 2017: Emails show doctors' bizarre attitudes to women's health:

14 August 2017: Lamborghinis, ski trips used to market controversial mesh implant to surgeons, documents show:

4 July 2017: Vaginal mesh implants: Class action against Johnson and Johnson begins in Federal Court:

19 June 2017: 'Nothing has been achieved' - anti-mesh campaigners:

31 May 2017: Women urged to speak up on painful transvaginal mesh implant side effects:

16 May 2017: Concerns grow over side effects of pelvic mesh implants on Life Matters- RN:

28 April 2017: Peggy Engleman v. Ethicon - Jury hands down $20 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in vaginal
mesh case - $2.5 million in compensatory and $17.5 million in punitive damages:

16 February 2017: Prolift mesh: What did Johnson & Johnson know? (English subtitles) Radar Broadcast 21-9-2015:

10 February 2017: Class action launched for victims of Johnson and Johnson mesh implants:

29 November 2016: Transvaginal Mesh: Senator Derryn Hinch addresses the Australian Senate:

22 November 2016: Senator for Victoria, Derryn Hinch addresses the 'mesh scandal' in the Australian Parliament:

Derryn Hinch

15 August 2016: Did Boston Scientific Smuggle Counterfeit Mesh Materials From China?:

31 August 2016: Medsafe responds to concerns over surgical mesh:

25 August 2016: Govt responds on surgical mesh:

24 August 2016: Govt surgical mesh response falls short - campaigners:

16 August 2016: Beshear files lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson over surgical mesh:

27 July 2016: Labour steps up fight on surgical mesh:

19 June 2016: Women with pelvic mesh report painful, intractable infections:

11 June 2016: Heal or harm?:

10 June 2016: Gynaecologists voice concern over surgical mesh in women causing harm:

10 June 2016: Gynaecologists voice concern over surgical mesh in women causing harm:

3 June 2016: Surgical mesh campaigner (Charlotte Korte and Dr Hanifa Koya):

25 May 2016: Johnson & Johnson Mesh Press Conference:

25 May 2016: California Attorney General Sues Johnson & Johnson Over Transvaginal Mesh:

22 May 2016: What is medical mesh?:

10 May 2016: Jaynie Morris Club: Chris Ilsley 6PR Female 'Mesh Insert' Controversial Interview 2016:

21 April 2016: On the Spot with Colleen Hutchison: Expert Hernia Roundtable (Part 2):

4 April 2016: On the Spot with Colleen Hutchison: Expert Hernia Roundtable (Part 1):

2 April 2016: Canadian women reach transvaginal mesh settlement:

31 March 2016: Mostyn Law calls on FDA to ban Boston Scientific surgical mesh:

25 February 2016: Bay Area women call for a ban of transvaginal mesh, bladder slings as FDA issue more warnings:

16 February 2016: Veteran investigative reporter and co-founder of Mesh Medical Device News Desk website Jane Akre explains the serious medical problems caused by mesh implants, and why corporate-media coverage has been scant:

13 November 2015 2015: ICS 2015 Montreal - Top Papers of 2015 That Will Change Incontinence Research and Practice:
(fast forward to 12.14 for synthetic mesh tapes)

29 October 2015: Dutch consumer programme reveals how to get a 'device' approved - CE-Mark for sale (English subtitles):

16 August 2015: Australian women are taking on a major American medical company after suffering devastating side effects
from products used to support weak pelvic floor muscles:

27 May 2015: Surgical mesh claims mount

27 May 2015: Campaigners call for surgical mesh inquiry

1 December 2014: Dutch consumer programme reveals how to get a ‘device’ approved for CE mark:

18 November 2014: Law firm investigates more painful complications from pelvic mesh:

July 2014: New Zealand petitioners: Carmel Berry and Charlotte Korte (2 interviews):

23 July 2014: Johnson & Johnson Blue Sh*t Coverup: Papantonio video:

2 July 2014

May 2014: Johnson & Johnson continues to kill women: Papantonio video:

24 March 2014: Mesh sufferers petition New Zealand Government for an Inquiry:

24 November 2013: Women angry over side-effects from another Johnson and Johnson product:

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18 October 2017: Pelvic mesh scandal: Northern Ireland victims to have their say at Westminster: