Surgical Mesh APPG

First Registered: 24/09/2020 • Last updated on: 14/07/2021

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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 (MHRA)
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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 (MHRA)
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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
16/12/2020
... what discussions he (a) has had and (b) plans to have with stakeholders on lifting the suspension on surgical mesh.

2. Surgical Mesh Implants
asked by: Sharon Hodgson
03/12/2020
... what plans NHS England has to maintain the suspension on the use of surgical mesh.

3. Surgical Mesh Implants
asked by: Julian Lewis
22/07/2020
... as a result of a refusal by NHS specialists to accept that their symptoms were (A) physical rather that mental and (B) had been caused by their mesh implants.

4. Surgical Mesh Implants
asked by: Julian Lewis
22/07/2020
... and (e) other specialists lacking mesh-specific skills; and if he will ensure that NHS personnel previously involved in denying the harmful effects of vaginal mesh implants are excluded from staffing those remedial treatment centres.

5. Surgical Mesh Implants
asked by: Julian Lewis
22/07/2020
... if he will take steps to require (a) medical personnel who are consultants to firms making medical products that they propose to use for their patients (i) declare their interest and (ii) draw their patients' attention to such a declaration when recommending the use of those products and (b) victims of that scandal of whatever age do not have to pay prescription charges for medication required to treat their resultant injuries and symptoms.

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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