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From TheJournal.ie Health Minister agrees to meet with women affected by vaginal mesh complications Medical Care

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'It needs to be stopped': Vaginal mesh patients ask Chief Medical Officer to listen to their stories Complications

'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.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Irish woman explains the pain caused by vaginal mesh implant Vaginal Mesh This post contains videos

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.

From TheJournal.ie More than ten women to sue the HSE in 2018 over vaginal mesh implants Sling The Mesh

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.

From TheJournal.ie UK watchdog says vaginal mesh to treat prolapse should be banned Pelvic Organ Prolapse

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.

From TheJournal.ie Vaginal mesh campaigner dies in Canada after being hospitalised for sepsis Vaginal Mesh

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.

From TheJournal.ie Surgeon says vaginal mesh patients' complications were 'ignored' by doctors Incontinence

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.

From TheJournal.ie Minister orders report into vaginal mesh devices after Irish women experience 'constant pain' Vaginal Mesh

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.

From TheJournal.ie Minister Zappone to raise Irish women's vaginal mesh complications with Simon Harris Vaginal Mesh

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.

From TheJournal.ie Patients encouraged to report vaginal mesh complications to Irish health watchdog Sling The Mesh

Patients encouraged to report vaginal mesh complications to Irish health watchdog

Some women have described experiencing chronic pain for years after these surgeries.

From TheJournal.ie 'It had cut through and was sticking there': Irish women share vaginal mesh horror stories Transvaginal Mesh

'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.