APPENDIX 3

Submissions and additional information received by the Committee

Submissions

1 Professor Hans Peter Dietz, Associate Professor Clara Shek and Dr Vivien Wong (plus three attachments)
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3 Confidential
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6 Name Withheld (plus an attachment)
7 Name Withheld (plus an attachment)
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9 Confidential
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11 Confidential
12 Dr Wendy Bonython and Mr Bruce Arnold 
13 Confidential
14 Confidential
15 Confidential
16 Australian College of Midwives 
17 Office of the Health Ombudsman 
18 Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery Society Ltd 
19 Department of Health 
20 Public Health Association of Australia 
21 Joint submission by Health Consumers Councils across Australia 
22 TFS Manufacturing (plus an attachment)
23 Johnson & Johnson Medical Pty Ltd (plus a supplementary submission)
24 NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation 
25 The Hon Roger Cook MLA, Deputy Premier, Western Australia (plus a supplementary submission)
26 Consumers Health Forum of Australia 
27 Confidential
28 Name Withheld 
29 Name Withheld 
30 Name Withheld 
31 Prostheses List Advisory Committee 
32 Urogynaecological Society of Australasia (plus fifteen attachments)
33 Boston Scientific Pty Ltd 
34 The Royal Women's Hospital 
35 Continence Foundation of Australia 
36 Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (plus two supplementary submissions)
37 Scottish Mesh Survivors Group 
38 Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 
39 Women's Health and Research Institute of Australia 
40 Medical Technology Association of Australia 
41 nib health funds limited 
42 Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (plus four attachments)
43 Independent Private Hospitals of Australia 
44 Urogynaecology Departments, Mercy Hospital for Women, Monash Health (plus two attachments)
45 Maurice Blackburn Lawyers 
46 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 
47 Monash Health (plus an attachment)
48 International Society for Pelviperineology Australian Branch (plus five attachments and a supplementary submission)
49 National Association of Specialist Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 
50 Name Withheld 
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57 Confidential
58 Name Withheld 
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60 Name Withheld (plus an attachment)
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63 Associate Professor Paul Duggan 
64 Confidential
65 Dr David Hodgson 
66 Name Withheld 
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69 Confidential
70 Confidential
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73 Ms Kath Sansom 
74 Confidential
75 Confidential
76 Name Withheld (plus an attachment)
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85 Name Withheld (plus an attachment)
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88 Confidential
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94 Confidential
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98 Dr Michelle Atherton (plus three attachments)
99 Confidential
100 Dr Max Haverfield 
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107 Confidential
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114 Name Withheld (plus a supplementary submission)
115 Health Issues Centre (plus five attachments)
116 Name Withheld 
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124 Confidential
125 Confidential
126 Confidential
127 Name Withheld 
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129 Mrs Charlotte Korte (plus an attachment and two supplementary submissions)
130 Australian Pelvic Mesh Support Group 
131 Confidential
132 Name Withheld 
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135 Confidential
136 Name Withheld 
137 Name Withheld (plus a supplementary submission)
138 Name Withheld 
139 Confidential
140 Confidential
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144 Confidential
145 Dr Darren Gold (plus nine attachments and a supplementary submission)
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151 Ms Sunny Hutson 
152 Ms Joanne Mannion 
153 Confidential
154 Associate Professor Christopher Maher 
155 Name Withheld 
156 Confidential
157 Confidential
158 Name Withheld 
159 Ms Harriett Desmond (plus a supplementary submission)
160 Name Withheld 
161 Confidential
162 Confidential
163 Name Withheld 
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167 Ms Gale Pocock 
168 Name Withheld 
169 Confidential
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172 Confidential
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177 Confidential
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200 Confidential
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207 Confidential
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223 Ms Gwendoline Baxter 
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226 Confidential
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238 Confidential
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242 Ms Fiona Milner 
243 Confidential
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245 Confidential
246 Ms Nola Pearse 
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259 Ms Val Hutchinson 
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263 Confidential
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274 Confidential
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287 Confidential
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325 Name Withheld (plus an attachment)
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366 Mrs Simone Dalton 
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370 Confidential
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375 Ms Eileen Hayes 
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386 Dr Zufar Tameev 
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394 Confidential
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402 Confidential
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404 Confidential
405 Mrs Jacqui Scott 
406 Confidential
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453 Dr Jane Manning 
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460 Confidential
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468 Confidential
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471 Confidential
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474 Name Withheld (plus an attachment)
475 Confidential
476 Confidential
477 Name Withheld 
478 Confidential
479 Confidential
480 Confidential
481 Analytica Ltd 
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486 Confidential
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491 Confidential
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508 Confidential
509 Name Withheld 
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514 Dr Sally Wortley 
515 Name Withheld 
516 Faculty of Allied Health Profession, AIMST University (plus five attachments)
517 Name Withheld
518 Professor Peter Petros (plus an attachment)
519 Name Withheld 
520 Confidential
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526 Confidential
527 Name Withheld 
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533 Ms Justine Watson 
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535 Name Withheld (plus an attachment)
536 Name Withheld 
537 Confidential
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539 Confidential
540 Name Withheld 
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544 Confidential
545 Name Withheld 
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547 Name Withheld (plus a supplementary submission)
548 Name Withheld 
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555 Confidential

Additional Information

1 PHAA submission to the TGA consultation on mesh implants, from Public Health Association of Australia, received 7 September 2017
2 Article: MRI visibleFe3O4 polypropylene mesh: 3D reconstruction of spatial relation to bony pelvis and neurovascular structures, Int Urogynecol J (2017), from Dr Michelle Atherton, received 8 September 2017
3 Correspondence between Dr Tim Jeffery and the Therapeutic Goods Administration, from Dr Michelle Atherton, received 8 September 2017
4 Letter and invitation, from Associate Professor Christopher Maher, received 21 September 2017
5 Number of complications involving stress urinary incontinence vs pelvic organ prolapse mesh procedures within the group's membership, from Australian Pelvic Mesh Support Group, received 5 February 2018
6 Update on the work of the Committee in regard to the use of transvaginal mesh, from Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, received 6 February 2018

Answers to Questions on Notice

1 Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 3 August public hearing, received from Department of Health, 1 September 2017
2 Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 18 September public hearing, received from Urogynaecological Society of Australasia, 12 October 2017
3 Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 18 September public hearing, received from Johnson & Johnson Medical, 18 October 2017
4 Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 18 September public hearing, received from NSW Ministry of Health, 18 October 2017
5 Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 18 September public hearing, received from Medical Technology Association of Australia, 24 October 2017
6 Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 19 September public hearing, received from Toni, 19 September 2017
7 Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 19 September public hearing, received from Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, 16 October 2017
8 Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 19 September public hearing, received from Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 18 October 2017
9 Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 19 September public hearing, received from Department of Health, 24 October 2017
10 Answers to Questions taken on Notice during 19 September public hearing, received from Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 12 February 2018

Tabled Documents

1 Image of tissue anchor, tabled by Dr Michelle Atherton, at Perth public hearing, 25 August 2017
2 Example of document produced in response to FOI request, tabled by Dr Nicolas Tsokos, at Perth public hearing, 25 August 2017
3 Photographs: prolapse, tabled by Urogynaecological Society of Australasia, at Sydney public hearing, 18 September 2017
4 Statement, tabled by Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery Society, at Sydney public hearing, 18 September 2017
5 TGA Device Incident Report, tabled by TFS Manufacturing, at Sydney public hearing, 18 September 2017
6 TGA Section 41JA Notice requiring information/documents, tabled by TFS Manufacturing, at Sydney public hearing, 18 September 2017
7 Published article: Mesh, graft, or standard repair for women having primary transvaginal anterior or posterior compartment prolapse surgery: two parallel-group, multicentre, randomised, controlled trials (PROSPECT), The Lancet, 20 December 2016, tabled by Dr Darren Gold, at Sydney public hearing, 18 September 2017
8 Repair of damaged ligaments with tissue fixation system minisling is sufficient to cure prolapse in all three compartments: 5-year data, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research, tabled by Dr Darren Gold, at Sydney public hearing, 18 September 2017
9 Paper: Is overactive bladder in the female surgically curable by ligament repair? Central European Journal of Urology, tabled by Dr Darren Gold, at Sydney public hearing, 18 September 2017
10 Images, tabled by Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, at Canberra public hearing, 19 September 2017

Correspondence

1 Correspondence clarifying evidence given at Melbourne public hearing on 3 August 2017, received from Department of Health, 25 August 2017
2 Correspondence clarifying evidence given at Melbourne public hearing on 3 August 2017, received from Mercy Urogynaecology Unit and Monash Pelvic Floor Unit, 29 August 2017
3 Correspondence clarifying evidence given at Melbourne public hearing on 3 August 2017, received from Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand, 8 September 2017
4 Correspondence responding to evidence given at Canberra public hearing on 19 September 2017, received from International Society for Pelviperineology, 20 September 2017

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