Report TVT mesh problems

If you have problems with a TVT mesh operation please report it to the Government's watchdog group, the MHRA. Dr Neil McGuire, of the MHRA, said patient safety was a team sport with complications reported by the medical profession, regulators and patients. The biggest problem? Most women have never heard of it. If you have suffered PLEASE report as … Continue reading Report TVT mesh problems

Sign the petition

Thousands of people globally have been maimed for life through the use of surgical mesh in both incontinence and hernia operations. Sign the petition to remove it from the market.   Daily Mail report:

Scandal of fruit netting ‘approved as surgical implant’

The Sunday Times 11 January 2015 A fake report saw mesh netting on the brink of medical approval. An Oxford scientist joined an undercover investigation to expose how the regulation of medical devices is so lax that mesh packaging for fruit could be approved as a medical device to be implanted in people’s bodies. Carl … Continue reading Scandal of fruit netting ‘approved as surgical implant’

Differences in Hospital Literature Information

Hospitals across the UK have different figures on complication rates. A quick look at hospital patient leaflets shows the following: Liverpool Hopsitals NHS Trust says there is a 10% failure rate Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust 2% Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust  5% Basildon and Thurrock  3% Central Manchester University Hospital 1% Hinchingbrooke NHS Trust 1% MHRA (Medical … Continue reading Differences in Hospital Literature Information