1 June, 2018
Mesh cases debate decision:  CSOH 57
AH v Greater Glasgow Health Board & Johnson and Johnson;
SR v Johnson and Johnson & Lothian Health Board;
YT v Spire Healthcare, Milne & Cousin Biotech;
EN v Greater Glasgow Health Board & American Medical Systems.
Conjoined decision of Lord Boyd of Duncansby in respect of to four actions which arise out of the use of what are called vaginal mesh products in treatment of the pursuers. There are over 500 cases presently before the court arising out of the use of such products. All but 18, which have been selected as lead cases, are sisted pending the outcome of these cases. Following case management hearings held in terms of Rule of Court 42A.4 these four cases were selected for debate on the procedure roll.
Ampersand Advocates involved:
- For NHS Scotland CLO: Simon Bowie QC, Graham Primrose QC and Paul Reid.
- For MDDUS: David Stephenson QC and Jamie Dawson.