The family of the first woman in the UK to have mesh listed as one of the causes of her death has demanded an inquiry into why a post mortem was not ordered.
With every passing year, every life ruined, and every billion paid out in compensation, one seems certain to become the world’s biggest health scandal. The other, according to a report released on Friday, is no scandal at all.
Victims of mesh have demanded to know if Health Secretary Jeane Freeman deliberately misled MSPs on plans to reintroduce the controversial implants.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman is under mounting pressure to prove she did not mislead Parliament when she denied an expert group was planning the reintroduction of mesh in Scotland.
The group of experts apparently launched by the health secretary to help mesh victims was originally formed to reinstate the controversial implants, we can reveal.
The first Scottish woman to travel to the US for full mesh removal says she would have taken her own life if she had not spent her £15,000 savings on the surgery in the States.
A mesh victim who hopes an American surgeon can save her from an awful operation yesterday said she was disappointed that Nicola Sturgeon could only offer her more words and no action.
A mesh victim has begged the Scottish Government to fund the £12,000 surgery which would let her keep her bowel and bladder.
US medical regulators have banned mesh implants for pelvic organ prolapse after manufacturers failed to prove they were safe.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has paved the way for a top US surgeon to come to Scotland to carry out pioneering mesh removal operations.