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Transvaginal Mesh Removal (Cost Reimbursement) (Scotland) Bill


Some people have paid private healthcare costs to have their transvaginal mesh implant removed.

This Bill would allow the Government to set up a scheme which could pay back those costs to people. This could include travel costs and hotel accommodation paid for in relation to the surgery.

The scheme could also cover other details, such as:

  • who can apply
  • how to apply
  • time limits on applying

The Bill was passed on 25 January 2022 and became an Act on 03 March 2022


Stage 2 - Changes to detail

MSPs can propose changes (“amendments”) to the Bill. The amendments are considered and decided on by a committee.

The Bill ended Stage 2 on 14 December 2021


Committee correspondence sent and received while the Bill progressed through Parliament

Meeting on amendments

Documents with the amendments considered at the meeting on 14 December 2021 

Minutes of proceedings

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14 December 2022

Additional information from the Scottish Government on the Bill following Stage 2