Patients told us that their GP may not be aware of signs or symptoms of complications of pelvic mesh, or about the new Specialist Pelvic Mesh centres. Working with patient groups and professionals, we have developed a letter for patients to download and bring to their GP to help discuss the next steps in their care. Click below to download the letter.
NHS Resolution resources on informed consent and the legal background
It is vital that all patients are advised of the benefit, risks, alternatives, and consequences of doing nothing (BRAN) when planning treatment. Here, Nadine Montgomery outlines her experience which led to the landmark ruling on consent (Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board) in 2015.
Parkinson's UK on the importance of giving medicines at the right time
The impact of not receiving medication at the right time if you have Parkinson’s can be debilitating, and cause anxiety, immobility and severe tremors. In the worst cases, it can be fatal. Parkinson’s UK is running a campaign to ensure that every person with Parkinson’s in hospitals and care homes receives their medication at the right time.