Pause in surgical mesh use to be extended to Northern Ireland

11 July, 2018

The chief medical officer is to write to health trusts calling for a halt to the use of surgical mesh for urinary incontinence in Northern Ireland.

Dr Michael McBride is "advising that a pause in mesh surgery be introduced".

The announcement comes after NHS England said it was putting an immediate curb on operations after safety concerns.

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