Home/Tag: scotland

Scotland Mesh Ban Continues With Your Help

Elaine Holmes, Scottish Mesh Survivors Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 24, 2017 ~ Scotland has led the way with a ban on mesh procedures due to the tireless campaigning of the mesh injured.   You can help them and here's how: Elaine Holmes testifying to Parliament [...]

By |2017-07-27T13:25:14-04:00July 24th, 2017|Featured|6 Comments

Pelvic Mesh Implant Procedures Halted in Scotland

Scottish Health Sec. Alex Neil Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 23, 2016 ~ Journalist Marion Scott continues her headline-making reporting on pelvic mesh implant procedures for Scotland’s Daily Record. On Tuesday, Health Secretary Alex Neil suspended surgeries using pelvic mesh (transvaginal mesh)  for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) [...]

By |2016-06-28T21:38:32-04:00June 23rd, 2016|News|29 Comments

Scottish Medical Officer Says Docs Can Continue to Implant Mesh Despite Mesh Suspension

Marion Scott Marion Scott, the reporter who has passionately reported on the pelvic mesh issue for the Daily Record and Sunday Mail newspaper in Scotland, reports a top medical adviser to the Scottish government suggests doctors may continue to perform mesh implants even though the Health Secretary has [...]

By |2014-09-28T23:35:15-04:00September 28th, 2014|Media Reports|8 Comments

Scotland Petition to Keep Mesh Out of Hospitals, Public Inquiry

BY MARION SCOTT  SUNDAY MAIL The UK's Labour’s health spokesman Andy Burnham has accused the Scottish Government of failing women affected by the mesh implants scandal. He criticised SNP health secretary Alex Neil over his refusal to suspend the use of the controversial treatments. It follows a Sunday Mail campaign which [...]

By |2014-04-28T15:54:42-04:00April 28th, 2014|Op-Ed|2 Comments

Scotland’s Transvaginal Mesh Campaign Gains Steam

Marion Scott, reporter Scotland's Sunday Mail Scotland is taking some major steps that will allow women injured by transvaginal mesh to sue the manufacturers. The Scottish Parliament set up a transvaginal mesh working group last May and that country’s health minister has ordered the National Health Service to [...]

By |2013-10-31T12:29:20-04:00October 31st, 2013|Media Reports|3 Comments

Scotland's The Sunday Mail: The Pain is All in Your Head

  May 8, 2013 ~ by MARION SCOTT~As Scotland's mesh victims go to parliament to meet with Health Secretary Alex Neil, one mum reveals how she planned to take her own life after doctors told her the pain was all in her head. Karen Neil's courageous account of how mesh [...]

By |2013-05-08T13:30:57-04:00May 8th, 2013|Media Reports|2 Comments