Jump to content
  • Content Count

    4
  • Joined

  • Last visited

Kath Sansom

Members

Community Reputation

3 Novice

About Kath Sansom

  • Rank
    Starter

Profile Information

  • First name
    Katherine
  • Last name
    Sansom
  • Country
    United Kingdom

About me

  • About me
    Patient advocate
  • Organisation
    Sling The Mesh
  • Role
    Campaign founder

Recent Profile Visitors

The recent visitors block is disabled and is not being shown to other users.

  1. Content Article
    Falling asleep at the wheel causing a multiple car crash is considered such a serious offence in law that the driver could face up to 14 years in prison.[1] When it comes to falling asleep at the medical regulation wheel, however, causing major harm to patients, the result appears to be a review, knuckles rapped, a few negative media reports and then business as usual. Campaigners celebrated when Baroness Cumberlege called for urgent reform of the way healthcare treatments are regulated in her First Do No Harm Report.[2] But really, this is old news. As long ago as 2005, th
  2. Content Article
    Corruption, greed and deceit, sound like the basis of a gripping crime novel or a binge-worthy Netflix series, but for patient campaigners it’s what we find on an alarming basis when it comes to the lucrative world of healthcare. We’re in an age of miracles where modern medicine can achieve remarkable things, but this can lead to patient safety taking a backseat when shareholders have dollar signs in their sights. We hear how tragedies such as the mesh scandal, Primodos, Valproate, metal hips and PIP breast implants must never happen again. But until we have tougher regulations, alongside
×