Last week, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced a review into the vaginal mesh health scandal along with two other serious health scandals, the pregnancy test Primodos and epilepsy drug Sodium Valproate. Awareness of the mesh health scandal had largely gone unnoticed and unreported here in the UK until last year when campaign […]Read More STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO ANNOUNCEMENT OF REVIEW OF MESH HEALTH SCANDAL.
The limits of the body, and the possibilities of the mind – Marina Abramovich is a performance artist who I have been fascinated with for as long as I can remember. Her work explores the boundaries of body and mind. She has a relentless work ethic, which is something I had myself hooked into when […]Read More The call of the artist.
In the first two years of my debility, I was mostly bedridden and taking an insane amount of very strong pain medications. I was utterly dependent on the medication at that point. My mesh device was causing excruciating nerve pain and I could feel the tension of the implant throughout my groin like a cheesewire […]Read More Postcards From My Bed: The Beginnings Of The Bedbound Revolution
***For the attention of Lord O’Shaughnessy, Lord Hunt, Baroness McIntosh, Baroness Jolly, Lord Patel and Baroness Tonge *** Dear Lords and Ladies, I am grateful to you all for your contributions to the review of the safety of pelvic mesh implants in the House of Lords last week, on Tuesday 6th February […]Read More Letter to Government: Mesh Health Scandal
***For The Attention of Health Minister Jackie Doyle Price, and members of The Parliamentary Debate on Vaginal Mesh Implants to be held on 18/10/17.*** Corruption, an undeniable reality in healthcare, is arguably the most serious ethical crisis in the sector today. It is multidimensional in nature and includes multiple stakeholders (Rodwin, M.A., 2012). From the […]Read More Letter to government: mesh scandal corruption.
****For the attention of Owen Smith and the parliamentary working group for vaginal mesh*** My apologies it has taken me a while to get this letter to you before the next meeting in parliament on Tuesday. I was very ill last week with UTI infections which led to me going into hospital again for […]Read More Letter to government: Mesh Standard of Care
There’s something dripping in my head, (Pause). A heart, a heart in my head. Perfectly weighted, rhythmical throbs. Enough to keep breathing. 19/03/10 @catcor rRead More Micro-narratives on Twitter