Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 5°C Saturday 16 January 2021

#transvaginal mesh

# transvaginal-mesh - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Health Minister agrees to meet with women affected by vaginal mesh complications
# Medical Care
# Medical Care

Health Minister agrees to meet with women affected by vaginal mesh complications

Apr 22nd 2018, 4:00 PM 13,538 Views 4 Comments

There have been thousands of reports internationally of painful complications from women who have undergone these procedures.

# transvaginal-mesh - Sunday 11 March, 2018

'It needs to be stopped': Vaginal mesh patients ask Chief Medical Officer to listen to their stories
# Complications
# Complications

'It needs to be stopped': Vaginal mesh patients ask Chief Medical Officer to listen to their stories

Mar 11th 2018, 8:30 AM 23,888 Views 3 Comments

The HSE said Dr Holohan’s review will be completed in the coming months but did not confirm whether he would be engaging with patients.

# transvaginal-mesh - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

WATCH: Irish woman explains the pain caused by vaginal mesh implant
# Vaginal Mesh
# Vaginal Mesh

WATCH: Irish woman explains the pain caused by vaginal mesh implant

Jan 23rd 2018, 9:45 PM 32,670 Views 11 Comments

Members of a support group for women who experienced complications will protest outside Leinster House tomorrow.

# transvaginal-mesh - Saturday 23 December, 2017

More than ten women to sue the HSE in 2018 over vaginal mesh implants
# Sling The Mesh
# Sling The Mesh

More than ten women to sue the HSE in 2018 over vaginal mesh implants

Dec 23rd 2017, 6:00 AM 17,170 Views 5 Comments

It is also expected a further 20 private patients will take action in the New Year.

# transvaginal-mesh - Friday 15 December, 2017

UK watchdog says vaginal mesh to treat prolapse should be banned
# Pelvic Organ Prolapse
# Pelvic Organ Prolapse

UK watchdog says vaginal mesh to treat prolapse should be banned

Dec 15th 2017, 4:22 PM 16,688 Views 7 Comments

Procedures using vaginal mesh implants have been carried out on women in Ireland since the late 90s and are still performed today.

# transvaginal-mesh - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Vaginal mesh campaigner dies in Canada after being hospitalised for sepsis
# Vaginal Mesh
# Vaginal Mesh

Vaginal mesh campaigner dies in Canada after being hospitalised for sepsis

Dec 5th 2017, 10:47 AM 124,079 Views 7 Comments

Mother-of-two Chrissy Brajcic had an operation to treat her urinary incontinence four years ago.

# transvaginal-mesh - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Surgeon says vaginal mesh patients' complications were 'ignored' by doctors
# Incontinence
# Incontinence

Surgeon says vaginal mesh patients' complications were 'ignored' by doctors

Dec 2nd 2017, 7:05 AM 21,689 Views 9 Comments

Just this week a leaked report from the UK’s health watchdog recommended banning one of these surgeries.

# transvaginal-mesh - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Minister orders report into vaginal mesh devices after Irish women experience 'constant pain'
# Vaginal Mesh
# Vaginal Mesh

Minister orders report into vaginal mesh devices after Irish women experience 'constant pain'

Nov 15th 2017, 4:45 PM 12,408 Views 26 Comments

The health minister said he takes it “extraordinarily seriously” if anyone is experiencing pain as a result of a surgery in this country.

# transvaginal-mesh - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Minister Zappone to raise Irish women's vaginal mesh complications with Simon Harris
# Vaginal Mesh
# Vaginal Mesh

Minister Zappone to raise Irish women's vaginal mesh complications with Simon Harris

Nov 9th 2017, 6:30 AM 11,027 Views 13 Comments

Concerns about procedures using these devices have been raised in recent months amid international scrutiny and hundreds of law suits.

# transvaginal-mesh - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Patients encouraged to report vaginal mesh complications to Irish health watchdog
# Sling The Mesh
# Sling The Mesh

Patients encouraged to report vaginal mesh complications to Irish health watchdog

Oct 31st 2017, 6:05 AM 29,011 Views 8 Comments

Some women have described experiencing chronic pain for years after these surgeries.

# transvaginal-mesh - Monday 30 October, 2017

'It had cut through and was sticking there': Irish women share vaginal mesh horror stories
# Transvaginal Mesh
# Transvaginal Mesh

'It had cut through and was sticking there': Irish women share vaginal mesh horror stories

Oct 30th 2017, 10:00 PM 38,851 Views 29 Comments

The devices have been subject to international scrutiny over the last year and Irish women have now started to speak out about complications.