Pelvic mesh implants: Further legal action on the table after scathing Senate report

Pelvic mesh implants: Further legal action on the table after scathing Senate report

Posted March 29, 2018 11:53:58 Australian women who have been injured by pelvic mesh implants could be part of a second class action against the makers of the surgical devices. Key points: Senate committee report into mesh implants recommends they “should only be used as a last resort” Lawyer says …

Pelvic mesh implants ‘one of the biggest medical scandals’ involving Australian women

Pelvic mesh implants ‘one of the biggest medical scandals’ involving Australian women

Updated March 28, 2018 20:20:01 Photo: Hundreds of Australian women complained of serious and debilitating side effects from the implants. (ABC News: Jerry Rickard) Related Story: Controversial vaginal mesh implants banned Related Story: It’s easier to track faulty car parts than medical devices A scathing report into transvaginal mesh implants …

Pelvic mesh implants: How tracking vehicle parts is easier than medical devices

Pelvic mesh implants: How tracking vehicle parts is easier than medical devices

Posted March 27, 2018 10:39:24 Photo: When Takata airbags were recalled, getting word out to consumers was efficient and effective. (Supplied: NT Police) When Takata airbags were recalled globally in 2017, the manufacturers were able to tell motorists the make, model and year of the cars with the faulty safety …

Pelvic mesh implant patients want answers from Senate report

Pelvic mesh implant patients want answers from Senate report

Updated March 26, 2018 12:56:28 Photo: Justine Watson flew to America to have her pelvic mesh implant removed. (ABC News: Michael Nudl) Justine Watson was exhausted from years of chronic pain — and had just survived a suicide attempt — when she decided to cash in her life savings to …