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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# transvaginal mesh

Last year
Vaginal mesh and Gardasil: Approval for general indemnity cover and product liability cover
A proposal brought forward by Stephen Donnelly was approved by Cabinet today.
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Health Minister agrees to meet with women affected by vaginal mesh complications
There have been thousands of reports internationally of painful complications from women who have undergone these procedures.
'It needs to be stopped': Vaginal mesh patients ask Chief Medical Officer to listen to their stories
The HSE said Dr Holohan’s review will be completed in the coming months but did not confirm whether he would be engaging with patients.
WATCH: Irish woman explains the pain caused by vaginal mesh implant
Members of a support group for women who experienced complications will protest outside Leinster House tomorrow.
More than ten women to sue the HSE in 2018 over vaginal mesh implants
It is also expected a further 20 private patients will take action in the New Year.
UK watchdog says vaginal mesh to treat prolapse should be banned
Procedures using vaginal mesh implants have been carried out on women in Ireland since the late 90s and are still performed today.
Vaginal mesh campaigner dies in Canada after being hospitalised for sepsis
Mother-of-two Chrissy Brajcic had an operation to treat her urinary incontinence four years ago.
Surgeon says vaginal mesh patients' complications were 'ignored' by doctors
Just this week a leaked report from the UK’s health watchdog recommended banning one of these surgeries.
Minister orders report into vaginal mesh devices after Irish women experience 'constant pain'
The health minister said he takes it “extraordinarily seriously” if anyone is experiencing pain as a result of a surgery in this country.
Minister Zappone to raise Irish women's vaginal mesh complications with Simon Harris
Concerns about procedures using these devices have been raised in recent months amid international scrutiny and hundreds of law suits.
Patients encouraged to report vaginal mesh complications to Irish health watchdog
Some women have described experiencing chronic pain for years after these surgeries.
'It had cut through and was sticking there': Irish women share vaginal mesh horror stories
The devices have been subject to international scrutiny over the last year and Irish women have now started to speak out about complications.