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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-07754: Neil Findlay (Lothian)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 6 March 2017

To ask the Scottish Government on what dates it has met the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency since the interim report from the Independent Review of Transvaginal Mesh Implants was published in October 2015.

Answered by: Shona Robison 17 March 2017

Scottish Government staff have participated in formal Cross-UK forum meetings with the MHRA, regarding pharmacy and medical device issues, in January 2016, April 2016, July 2016, October 2016 and January 2017. A meeting also took place between Scottish Government officials, Health Facilities Scotland and MHRA in February 2017.

Other ad-hoc meetings involving a range of Scottish Government staff have taken place as required.