Better late than never hardly covers it but last week Nicola Sturgeon finally suggested that, yes, she might, finally, meet some of Scotland’s mesh-damaged women.
Mesh survivors have demanded a review of every removal carried out by Scots surgeons amid growing fears that scores of life-threatening implants remain in place.
Tory leader Jackson Carlaw has pressed Nicola Sturgeon over what was being done to help women who have suffered painful and debilitating side effects from vaginal mesh surgery.
A world-renowned mesh removal surgeon has withdrawn his offer to come to Scotland after accusing health officials of needless delay and disrespect.
The world-leading surgeon who operated on Claire Daisley has voiced frustration at delays in his proposed trip to Scotland to train surgeons and help other mesh-damaged women.
Repeatedly told by doctors that everything that could be done to ease her crippling agony had been done, Claire Daisley was resigned to an awful operation that would change her life forever.
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.