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Transvaginal Mesh Warnings to be Strengthened in Scotland at the Urging of Mesh-Injured

The Sunday Mail Scotland is making changes in the way the public is warned about transvaginal mesh. The Scottish Parliament set up a transvaginal mesh working group in May 2013. Last week the TVM working group met with the Minister for Health and Well Being. Scotland’s Health Minister Read more

By | 2013-10-01T18:05:03+00:00 October 1st, 2013|Media Reports|5 Comments

Teresa Hughes: Demanding Answers and Raising the Profile of Vaginal Mesh Injuries in the UK

Teresa Hughes and police officer, London Teresa Hughes, 61, a resident of Liverpool, England, and mother of two, has made so much noise about defective vaginal mesh that last year she was profiled in the UK paper, The Daily Mail. It started: “Thousands of women have been left Read more

By | 2012-11-05T21:23:04+00:00 November 5th, 2012|News, Patient Profiles|78 Comments

The Scandal of Defective Medical Device Approval in UK

Deborah Cohen, BMJ investigator October 28, 2012 ~ Working with undercover reporters from The Daily Telegraph in the UK, the British Medical Journal's (BMJ) Deborah Cohen has exposed, "a fragmented, poorly regulated, market driven system, with financial incentives to prioritize manufacturers’ interests over those of patients, and with Read more

By | 2012-10-29T00:12:52+00:00 October 29th, 2012|Media Reports|2 Comments

Medical Device Makers Will Double Fees for Faster FDA Reviews

Medical device makers want to get their products into the marketplace faster. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) needs more operating capital to review medical devices. The two have formed an informal agreement that was leaked to Bloomberg on Wednesday, February 1 (here). Under the proposed plan, Read more

By | 2012-02-01T18:10:12+00:00 February 1st, 2012|Media Reports|2 Comments