NHS and medical watchdog tried to suppress scandal over vaginal mesh implants
Minutes of meeting show NHS England and medical devices regulator worked together to try to ‘avoid media attention’ of problems faced by women
NHS bosses and the watchdog that oversees medical devices tried to limit public exposure of the scandal over vaginal mesh implants that have harmed hundreds of women.
Minutes of a meeting held in October 2016 show that NHS England and the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency agreed to “avoid media attention” over the implants, despite the fact they were seeking to encourage patients to report any complications. Continue reading...
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