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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# mesh survivors Ireland

This year
'I felt experimented on': Survivors protest but vaginal mesh use still not ruled out
One woman said that she at times had to put pads in the freezer and wear them to work to get through the pain she was in.
Mesh Survivors Ireland are now calling for a redress scheme to be put in place for women who have been through this.
The survivor's group brought a letter to the Dáil to state their disappointment in the lack of improvements in aftercare services since 2018.
Eimer McAuley reports the latest comment from the Department of Health.
Australian court upholds lawsuit against J&J for 'negligent' marketing of pelvic mesh implants
Johnson & Johnson found 'negligent' in pelvic mesh lawsuit in Australia
All time
Women 'dismissed' by doctors over mesh and epilepsy drug fears 'deserve apology'
Irish patient groups call for a State apology and similar inquiries here following the publication of a UK report.
Funding for specialist centres confirmed after 'positive' meeting with vaginal mesh campaigners
The Minister has asked that an independent report be compiled detailing these patients’ experiences in the healthcare system.
Women with vaginal mesh complications too ill to attend protest over their care
Last week the Minister for Health confirmed the ban on these surgeries will not be lifted until a number of key recommendations are implemented.
'A huge win for campaigners': Thousands of vaginal mesh cases to be reviewed in England
Campaigners in Ireland are calling for a similar audit to be carried out here.
'It was cutting my husband during sex': Women with vaginal mesh complications take fight to the Dáil
Today a consultant from Scotland told TDs he stopped doing these procedures in 2014 because he believed the risks outweighed the benefits.