Reference 2017-624

REF:            2017-624

Subject:        Essure contraceptive device

 

 

Request:

Can you confirm If your doctors/surgeons are still in fact placing the Essure product  at Bolton royal

We would like to ask, what guidance is actually been given to patients now? before placement due to the suspension?

 

 

Response:

Can you confirm If your doctors/surgeons are still in fact placing the Essure product  at Bolton royal Bolton are no longer using Essure Contraceptive Device.  We ceased offering Essure as an option at Bolton when notified by Bayer, of the cessation of manufacture on 31.5.17 (due to demise of demand)
We would like to ask, what guidance is actually been given to patients now? before placement due to the suspension? N/A. On notification of the removal of CE mark from the product, we withdrew Essure from use, with immediate effect.