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Women who have had complications following pelvic mesh implants and have had to have corrective surgery are increasingly likely to suffer from depression and possibly self-harm, according to a study by researchers at ICES. Read more

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A parliamentary report is calling on the NHS in Scotland to stop using mesh devices to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP). Read more

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The scandal surrounding surgical mesh implants isn’t going away and new research might link the devices to being responsible for patients developing autoimmune disorders. Read more

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This Netflix title aims to highlight the horrors of the medical device market. Read more

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New analysis shows that the cost of follow-ups for women who have undergone mesh surgery in England is estimated to be £119,164,200. Read more

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The pelvic mesh scandal isn’t going away with many women reporting severe adverse effects of the product. Reece Armstrong has been following events and outlines where we are now Read more

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Women with transvaginal mesh implants have been exposed to harm because of failings in regulation, experts have said. Read more

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Later this year, the health watchdog NICE will recommend that vaginal mesh operations are banned from treating organ prolapse, the BBC has discovered. Read more

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The government has rejected calls to ban vaginal mesh implants after MPs debated its use to treat women affected by pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence following childbirth. Read more

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NHS figures obtained by The Guardian have revealed that thousands of women have undergone surgery to have vaginal mesh implants removed. Read more

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A report has been released by the NHS on the use of vaginal mesh implants in women following controversy surrounding the devices. Campaign group disappointed at the lack of action by NHS. Read more

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