Sharon Hodgson MP

Working hard for Washington and Sunderland West.

Update - Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review

Updated 16/05/2018 - Sharon writes to Baroness Cumberlege regarding the Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review

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Click on the image above to download the letter.

Previous post of 13/04/2018 below

Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review

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Over many years, Sharon has met with victims, campaigners and charities who support and campaign for justice for victims of Primodos, Valproate and Vaginal Mesh.

More recently, as the Shadow Minister for Public Health, Sharon has spoken on all three of these issues in Parliament, to raise awareness of these scandals and call on the Government to look into why they happened to ensure that anything similar isn’t allowed to happen again and that victims have justice.

In February 2018, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care made a statement announcing the Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review, chaired by Baroness Cumberlege. Whilst the review falls short of what the Labour Party called for in the 2017 Manifesto, Sharon has welcomed the review as a step in the right direction and will continue to follow it closely.

You can read Sharon’s speeches here:

Vaginal Mesh Westminster Hall Debate 18.10.17

Valproate Backbench Business Debate 19.10.17

Primodos Backbench Business Debate 14.12.17

Below are links to the campaign groups which may be helpful to you:

Vaginal Mesh – Sling the Mesh

Word Press;

Twitter;

Facebook

Valproate – In-FACT

In-FACT website;

In-Fact Facebook;

In-Fact Twitter

Valproate – OCAS

OACS Charity;

OCAS Facebook;

OCAS Twitter

Primodos – Association for Children Damaged by Hormone Pregnancy Tests

Association for Children Damaged by Hormone Pregnancy Tests;

Facebook;

Twitter

NB - If you have any queries regarding any of the information on this page, please email Sharon at: hodgsons@parliament.uk


UK Government Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency website

 

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