25 Aug 2016

Govt responds on surgical mesh

From Nine To Noon, 9:09 am on 25 August 2016

Recommendations on surgical mesh have been accepted by the Government, but there's still no guarantee its use - which can cause devastating health problems - will be monitored. The Minister of Health Jonathan Coleman has announced the Government accepts all the recommendations of the Health Select committee, following a two year inquiry, including measures to ensure there is informed consent for patients. Nine to Noon talks to mesh campaigner Charlotte Korte, who successfully lobbied for the inquiry to be held.

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