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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-07727: Neil Findlay (Lothian)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 6 March 2017

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will allow (a) transobturator mesh tape and (b) prolapse mesh procedures to be used after the Independent Review of Transvaginal Mesh Implants reports.

Answered by: Shona Robison 20 March 2017

The Independent Review is expected to publish its final report during the spring. Health boards will then be expected to take appropriate action, and an Expert Group will work with them to identify and enact the measures necessary to ensure that the Review's recommendations are implemented.