Surgical Mesh APPG

First Registered: 24/09/2020 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To raise awareness of mesh and the plight of mesh-injured men and women amongst the public, healthcare professionals, welfare assessors and government. To campaign for the recommendations of the First Do No Harm report to be accepted and implemented by government.

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Recent Documents related to Surgical Mesh

1. Surgical mesh implants
05/09/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: September 2019 Surgical mesh implants By Sarah Barber Contents: 1. The use of mesh implants in stress

2. Hernia mesh in men
04/09/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Number CDP 2019/0206, 29 August 2019 Hernia mesh in men By Dr Sarah Barber Nikki Sutherland A

3. Surgical mesh
18/04/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: PACK Number CDP 2018/0089, 5 April 2018 Surgical mesh By Dr Sarah Barber Nikki Sutherland This

4. Pause on the use of vaginally inserted surgical mesh for stress urinary incontinence.
17/07/2018 - Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
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Found: Pause on the use of vaginally inserted surgical mesh for stress urinary incontinence. - GOV.UK

5. NHS England ‘pause’ and high vigilance scrutiny
18/06/2020 - Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
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Found: EXTENSION OF PAUSE TO THE USE OF VAGINAL MESH In July 2018 we wrote to you regarding concerns

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Surgical Mesh

1. Licensing of Medical Devices
12/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: thanks for all the work my hon. Friend has done on mesh. Does he agree that we must be careful that what - Speech Link
2: hon. Friend for his thanks, and I will talk about mesh shortly as it is illustrative of the wider problem - Speech Link
3: he does as chair of the all-party group on surgical mesh implants. He will be aware that when the Medicines - Speech Link

2. Surgical Mesh
19/04/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: We now come to the Backbench debate on surgical mesh, in which Emma Hardy is to move the motion. - Speech Link
2: announcement of a retrospective audit into surgical mesh for pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary - Speech Link
3: announcement of a retrospective audit into surgical mesh for pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary - Speech Link

3. Hernia Mesh in Men
05/09/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered hernia mesh in men.I have brought this issue to the House - Speech Link

4. Health: Pelvic Mesh Implants
06/02/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: outlined recommendations to optimise care when surgical mesh is used to treat stress urinary incontinence - Speech Link
2: decision to conduct a retrospective audit into vaginal mesh surgery, but will he go a little further? He will - Speech Link
3: to have a look at the correct use of this kind of mesh. They have all concluded that they do not support - Speech Link

5. Surgical Mesh Implants
18/10/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered the risks of surgical mesh implants.It is an honour to serve under - Speech Link
2: country telling me their horrific stories of having mesh implanted. I will read one of them, which I received - Speech Link
3: problems with rectopexy, which is a form of rectal mesh, and the investigation a local trust is carrying - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Surgical Mesh
1. Surgical Mesh Implants
asked by: Sharon Hodgson
11/03/2021
... what steps she is taking to ensure that her Department's assessors are aware of the symptoms of mesh injury.

2. Surgical Mesh Implants
asked by: Emma Hardy
11/03/2021
... published in May 2012.

3. Surgical Mesh Implants
asked by: Sharon Hodgson
25/03/2021
... what recent progress the Government has made on the retrospective audit of mesh implants announced in January 2018.

4. Surgical Mesh Implants
asked by: Emma Hardy
02/03/2021
... published in May 2012.

5. Surgical Mesh Implants
asked by: Emma Hardy
02/03/2021
... if he will undertaken a review of the cases of women whose records do not accurately reflect whether they have undergone full or partial removal of transvaginal mesh.

Latest Questions
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5 Current APPG Officers
Alec Shelbrooke Portrait
Alec Shelbrooke
Co-Chair
Conservative - Elmet and Rothwell
Joined: 24th September 2020
4 APPG Memberships
Argentina , Formula One , Gibraltar , Latin America
Julian Lewis Portrait
Julian Lewis
Vice Chair
Conservative - New Forest East
Joined: 24th September 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Emma Hardy MP, Constituency office, Tel: 01482 219211.

No benefits in kind are on record for the Surgical Mesh APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Surgical Mesh APPG