Suspension ordered in England to avoid further risk of ‘life-changing injuries’ to women

The government has accepted the use of vaginal mesh implants to treat complications after childbirth should be stopped immediately to prevent further risk of “life-changing and life-threatening injuries” to women.

It would effectively suspend the use of vaginal mesh implants in NHS hospitals, which would represent a major victory for campaigners. It follows an independent inquiry, ordered in February by the health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, which concluded the surgery must be stopped until steps have been taken to mitigate the risks to patients.

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