RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9288
I refer to your email dated 27 February 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB. Specifically:
- Please provide information showing the number of procedures performed at the West Coast district health board in 2018 involving surgical mesh. Please provide the same information for 2019 year to date, and the 9 prior years to 2018 (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009).
- Please provide a breakdown showing what these procedures were for (i.e implantation for SUI, removal, partial removal etc. Please note the ‘categories’ listed are examples, and provided to assist in understanding with the nature of this request. They are not absolute nor exhaustive).
Please see the table on the following page in answer to your two questions above. The data is given in financial years. The data provided for the 2019 year to date covers the period 1 July 2018 to 31 January 2019.
I trust that this satisfies your interest in this matter.