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Surgical Mesh Implants

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 163289, tabled on 4 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to his Answer of 2 March 2021 to Question 156529, on Surgical Mesh Implants, whether he has plans to make an assessment of the reason for the discrepancy between the proportion of patients readmitted within 30 days of (a) transvaginal tape and (b) transobturator tape procedures contained in the Hospital Episode Statistics and the British Society of Urogynaecology databases, as highlighted in the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists' Project Report, Hospital Episode Statistics as a source of information on safety and quality in gynaecology to support revalidation, published in May 2012.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

11 March 2021

There are currently no plans to make an assessment.

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