Tag Archives: MHRA

Major review into health scandals

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5438429/Government-announces-review-three-health-scandals.html Prime Minister Theresa May’s sudden decision last week to review official responses to women left crippled by implanted surgical mesh is of little comfort to Dorothy Byrne. Dorothy is one of thousands of women who have suffered life-changing problems as a consequence of the use of the little-tested plastic mesh, introduced to treat incontinence […]

Victory for women crippled by mesh implants

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5122641/Victory-women-crippled-vaginal-mesh-implan.html For years women have complained about damage caused by the plastic mesh inserted to treat their post childbirth damage — complaints that seemed to fall on deaf ears, until now. For it was reported yesterday that the government healthcare adviser, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), is going to recommend the […]

Faulty batteries in heart defibrillators

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5010531/Imagine-horror-hearing-heart-implant-faulty.html They’re meant to be lifesaving, so imagine the terror of learning that the defibrillator implanted inside your body could have a faulty battery that might stop your heart working at any time. ‘It is a bit like hoping you have the winning lottery ticket when you really need that money,’ says Andrew Wilson, a […]