Tag Archives: vaginal mesh

Post baby operation linked to superbug infection

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5355859/Post-baby-mesh-operation-linked-superbug-infections.html#ixzz5FTMFWXOB For more than a decade, Annette Power has had to take antibiotics at almost every mealtime. ‘I got through them like Smarties,’ says Annette. ‘I’ve had permanent infections for about 16 years — I’d finish one course of antibiotics on a Friday, the pain would come straight back and on the Monday I’d be given […]

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 […]

Shocking failings in the medical device industry

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4986356/How-supermarket-mesh-bag-like-approved.html The pain is ‘unbearable’, says Angela Young. The 47-year-old hairdresser, from Stockport, describes it graphically: ‘It’s as if you have a handful of needles shoved between your legs.’ It’s more than 40 years since women first started to complain that a surgical mesh sling designed to treat post-childbirth damage was causing excruciating pain. Their […]

Horror stories of post baby op that can ruin lives

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4575510/Your-horror-stories-post-baby-op-ruin-lives.html#ixzz4jtMkMvvU Women have been damaged by a mesh to treat post-childbirth incontinence It causes a variety of side-effects including crippling pain and infection  Yet the NHS has continued to give the implant a clean bill of health Here, some of the many who’ve contacted us tell their stories   Women damaged by a mesh designed to […]

Why is the NHS still failing to help the women maimed by post baby surgery?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4463698/Mother-forced-spend-4-500-remove-mesh-implants.html * Kimberly Vallis was given implant to improve bladder function after childbirth * But the former estate agent had a ‘foreign body response’ to the plastic mesh * She suffered a miscarriage after two years of pain and constant infections * She asked doctors to remove the plastic mesh but they refused * Her […]