This short film is based on a Radio Scotland interview with Professor Alison Britton who chaired the Investigative Review into the Scottish Independent Review of transvaginal mesh implants. In a sense this was a ‘Review of a Review’
Professor Britton explained that her review had come to the conclusion that transparency of competing interests was essential.
Only a Sunshine Act would ensure such transparency.
It is almost three years since a public consultation supported the introduction of a Sunshine Act for Scotland.
How many more inquiries and consultations will it take for the Scottish Government to take meaningful action to ensure that patients are fully informed of Industry influence in the treatment they may be offered?
Details of Petition PE1493, A Sunshine Act for Scotland can be accessed here:
The findings of the public Consultation on this can be read here:
‘From Truth’ by Dexter Britain (free to share under common license)