Victims of mesh urged Jeane Freeman to apologise and resign yesterday after they accused the Health Secretary of misleading parliament.
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.
The First Minister has been urged to intervene to help a woman who needs urgent surgery to prevent her from losing her bladder and bowel as a result of vaginal mesh.
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.
The Sunday Post's Marion Scott picked up the Campaign of the Year award at last night's Scottish Press Awards.
An announcement by a government health watchdog that mesh implants can be brought back has left injured women devastated.
Recommendations on how to improve care for women who have experienced complications from mesh procedures will be made in early autumn.
Scottish politicians have reacted with dismay at the news controversial vaginal mesh implants could be used in the NHS in England again once certain conditions are met.
Campaigners have criticised new official guidelines on the use of vaginal mesh, suggesting they disregard the experiences of “thousands” of women.