Manufacturers of surgical mesh implants, which have caused crippling side effects to patients across Scotland, are being called on to compensate victims and pay millions of pounds worth of treatment costs to the NHS.
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.
CALLS for action to help victims of Scotland’s second mesh scandal are escalating as the devastating toll emerges.
CHIEF petty officer David Foulkes saw two tours on board HMS Cardiff during the Gulf War and emerged unscathed.
MESH-INJURED women dismissed an apology from Nicola Sturgeon as a “nice sound bite” yesterday, as hundreds are still being denied vital treatment.
THE First Minister has given a formal apology on behalf of the Scottish Government to thousands of women across the country who suffered from mesh implants.
ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT superbugs are attracted to the plastic used in mesh implants, creating a heightened risk of infection, researchers have found.
THE women who first gave a voice to Scotland’s mesh victims yesterday welcomed a ban announced by Holyrood ministers last week.
MHAIRI BLACK is backing a dying mesh victim fighting to ensure the voices of other victims are heard.
THE Scottish Government will consider whether a review or inquiry should be held after the death of a woman was linked to a mesh implant, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
A MUM who fought for years to have a full mesh implant removal has won her battle for funding for the final part of her treatment.