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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-05862: Neil Findlay (Lothian)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 21 December 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the report by the University of Aberdeen on the outcome of pelvic organ prolapse repairs reinforced by non-absorbable synthetic mesh or biological grafts compared with standard native tissue repairs, and what action it will take in light of these findings.

Answered by: Shona Robison 17 January 2017

This report helps to highlight the wealth of research expertise in Scotland, and is welcomed by the Scottish Government. The report will be carefully considered by the Independent Review of Transvaginal Mesh, which will publish its final report early in 2017.