20 Jun 2016

The cost of botched surgical mesh implants

From Nine To Noon, 9:09 am on 20 June 2016

New figures from ACC show that it has paid out 10 million dollars in treatment injury claims from botched surgical mesh implants. But what do we know about the true risks? Patricia Sullivan is a registered nurse whose botched pelvic organ prolapse surgery with surgical mesh has left her incontinent and in severe, permanent pain. Kathryn also speaks with Dr Ian Page, Chair of the New Zealand Committee of RANZCOG