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Flynn welcomes mesh centre announcement

10 January, 2019 - by Órlaithí Flynn

Sinn Féin health spokesperson Órlaithí Flynn MLA has welcomed confirmation that funding has been secured for the mesh centre and the Belfast Trust expects it to be fully operational by March 2019.

The West Belfast MLA said:“This announcement by the Belfast Trust on the mesh centre is to be welcomed.“The hope is that the Belfast mesh centre will assess, scan and treat patients according to their physical and mental health needs and help rebuild trust and confidence between patients and clinicians.“It is important the Department of Health and all relevant authorities ensure patients receive necessary updates regarding the establishment of this mesh centre.“Sinn Féin will be continue to work with the Belfast Trust, the Public Health Agency and the Department of Health to ensure any woman injured by mesh is given access to the appropriate care and treatment."

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