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A historical lack of transparency in the UK’s medical devices industry has led to debilitating consequences for patients, the government admitted this week. Read more

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The Australian government has issued an apology to women in the country who have been affected by a growing scandal surrounding the use of vaginal mesh implants, which can leave some women with painful and debilitating complications. 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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A 60 Minutes report by CBS has resurfaced claims that medical device giant, Boston Scientific, used counterfeit plastic to produce its vaginal mesh products. Read more

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The UK health watchdog NICE has recommended that vaginal mesh products be banned from treating prolapse due to safety concerns. 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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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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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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A US woman has received $57 million in damages from Johnson & Johnson for the injuries caused by the company’s vaginal mesh implant. Read more

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Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon has had its favourable court ruling overturned for a trial over its pelvic mesh devices. 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. Read more

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Around 60 women who have experienced chronic pain and other issues due to the devices met with MPs yesterday. Read more

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