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Scotland Mesh Ban Continues With Your Help

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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: In Scotland – Elaine Holmes of Scottish Mesh Survivors is urging women across the world to add [continue reading…]

Scottish Official Resigned Before Official Inquiry into Pelvic Mesh

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 5, 2016 ~ Journalist, Marion Scott is back at her craft writing about the pelvic mesh scandal in Scotland, after leaving The Daily Record. Now she is writing for a new newspaper, the Sunday Post. Scott reports that Dr. Lesley Wilkie, who headed the government inquiry into pelvic [continue reading…]

*Latest* Scotland Calls for Criminal Investigation into Counterfeit Mesh Allegations Against Boston Scientific

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 20, 2016 ~ Scottish campaigners call for a criminal investigation into pelvic mesh made with polypropylene from China.  Thanks to Scottish reporter Marion Scott for supplying the stories.  Mesh campaigners in Scotland are calling on a criminal investigation into allegations that substandard counterfeit raw material was used to [continue reading…]

Scotland’s Daily Record Reports on Reckless Charges by US Attorney to US Mesh Makers

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Mesh News Desk, February 21, 2016 ~ While it is across the ocean the Daily Record and Sunday Mail (here) and Scottish reporter Marion Scott continues to follow the mesh controversy in the U.S. – more closely than any mainstream US media.  This Sunday, Scott follows the Carlino trial that just concluded in Philadelphia [continue reading…]

*New* Scottish Mesh Survivors Erect Website for Mesh-Injured

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The Scottish Mesh Survivors has a newly erected website to solidify the unity of women who are part of the mesh-injured community in Scotland.  Check it out here. Elaine Holmes and Olive McIlroy are featured.   They are two of the leaders of the group who petitioned their Scottish Parliament to hold a hearing [continue reading…]

Scotland: Industry Sponsored Docs on Mesh Safety Review Team

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Another story by Scottish reporter Marion Scott finds that a government probe into mesh implants is allegedly under the heavy influence of industry in this case Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon division.  Two of the doctors placed on a government review team have been named –  Ash Monga and Karen Guerrero. Dr. Monga calls himself [continue reading…]

Why Scotland Stopped Selling Pelvic Mesh

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While mesh-injured Americans have been trying to raise the profile on their injuries and the fact that mesh use is ongoing in this country, Scottish women managed to speak directly to their government and the government listened! What made the difference? The fact that one can petition the government directly. The women testified to [continue reading…]

Mesh Injuries Front Page News as Scottish Mesh Petitioners Meet With Parliament

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Today’s story from the BBC shows women in Scotland implanted with pelvic mesh are making front page news and making headway in their fight to raise awareness of pelvic mesh injuries. See the BBC story here. Tuesday, several mesh implant survivors gave “heartbreaking” evidence to the Scottish Parliament Committee. The Scottish Mesh Survivors campaign [continue reading…]

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