Charity Commission investigating Mermaids, a Trans youth charity over safeguarding concerns


Following receipt of a number of allegations against the Trans youth charity Mermaids, the Charity Commission has now confirmed that it has opened a case into the charity’s actions. The Commission confirmed that “concerns have been raised with us about Mermaids’ approach to safeguarding young people. We have opened a regulatory compliance case and have […]

Class action alert: Prenatal Vitamins


Pogust Goodhead and our litigation partners have filed suit in Federal Court against multiple brands of Prenatal Vitamins, including Bayer’s One A Day, Target’s Up & Up, Natural Organics’ NaturesPlus, and Nature’s Way’s. We allege that the Prenatal Vitamins manufactured and sold by these companies are underformulated, such that they do not include the amount […]

Gender dysphoria clinic for children and young people to close following independent review

On 28 July 2022, NHS England announced that the Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust will close following recommendations from the Cass review’s interim report. The Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) GIDS is a specialised service set up by NHS England to support children and young people with […]

Thousands could be affected by NHS Lothian paediatric hearing service scandal

Lawyers supporting victims of the NHS Lothian paediatric audiology service scandal have warned that the number of children affected could be far greater than those identified in the independent report. An audit of the health board’s audiology services found significant concerns in 155 of the 1007 patients treated between 2009 and 2018, which led to […]

PGMBM’s Lisa Lunt Interviewed By Sky News In Primodos Investigation


A Sky News investigation into Primodos, a hormone pregnancy test, has been aired on TV, sharing the harsh realities of the impact the drug had on its victims. PGMBM’s Head of Medical Liability, Lisa Lunt, was interviewed by Sky News for the Primodos investigation segment, sharing her thoughts on the latest evidence unveiled in the case. “I think that […]

PGMBM Calls On Bayer To Address Global Claims After US Settlement In Essure Case


Thousands of claims have now been settled in the USA surrounding the controversial Essure implant, but PGMBM is still fighting for justice for thousands of other victims. While the $1.6 billion settlement decision in the US is welcomed, PGMBM is still helping the many UK victims who are awaiting justice after years of suffering with chronic pelvic or lower abdominal […]

PGMBM Commits To Ensuring Justice As Independent Report Confirms Failures In British Healthcare


PGMBM has welcomed the publication of an independent report into the safety and side-effects of treatments recommended and administered by the British healthcare industry, including Primodos. After a two-year study, the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety (IMMDS) review was published by Baroness Cumberlege and entitled First Do No Harm. The report details the grim history of Primodos, […]