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Surgical Mesh Implants

Question for Department of Health

UIN 216204, tabled on 26 November 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress the working group on transvaginal mesh implants has made; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

3 December 2014

The working group on vaginal tapes and mesh, chaired by NHS England and including patient representatives, clinical representatives, the Department and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, has been set up to understand and address the concerns which have been raised about transvaginal mesh implants. The working group is aiming to make recommendations in spring next year.