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.
An American surgeon should be flown to Scotland to ease the agony of mesh victims, MSPs will be told.
Mesh transplant victims are demanding some of the £27 million funding boost to cut waiting times should be used to bring a US mesh surgeon to Scotland.
TWO women who travelled to the US to have mesh implants completely removed by a world-renowned surgeon have backed calls to bring him to Scotland.
MESH campaigners have condemned ministers’ refusal to fund a leading surgeon to ease victims’ agony in Scotland.