Patient Information Documents


IMPORTANT INFORMATION CONCERNING THE USE OF MESH FOR REPAIR OF ABDOMINAL HERNIAS

The use of mesh in  hernia surgery has generated concern following issues with the use of mesh in pelvic surgery, articles in the press and on TV. This has generated worry and concern amongst some patients who have a hernia and are considering repair.  The Royal College of Surgeons of England and the British Hernia Society have  each issued responses on this subject putting concerns in context. Patients may wish to read these using the links below.

If you have any questions regarding this subject please raise them with Mr Willson at your consultation.

Please click on the links below to look at some of the information documents that have been put together for the practice


Operation Leaflets from EIDO

Operation specific leaflets created by EIDO will be given to you at the time of any decision for surgery. 

If you need another copy please contact Mr Willson's PA. 

EIDO have asked that they are not made available on this website.


The following are additional leaflets that patients may find useful.