Data Provision Notice to provide NHS Digital with data to support the initial discovery and piloting of the national reporting of surgical devices and implants in health care settings.
This collection is to support the development of a single Surgical Device and Implant Registry, enabling the national reporting of the use of any surgical device or implant.
The data will help improve patient safety by enabling surveillance of surgical devices and associated patient outcomes.
Scope of the collection
Providers of NHS funded care are required to submit surgical devices and implants information relating to NHS funded patients as follows:
Private healthcare providers are requested to submit information relating to private patients as follows:
The reporting of information relating to surgical devices and implants as specified will be mandated in relation to the use of surgical mesh for pelvic floor surgery (stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP)) including:
prolapsed uterus and
Legal basis for provision of data
NHS Digital has been directed by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care under section 254 of the Health and Social Care Act 2012.
NHS Digital is now able to receive bulk submissions of live data from all NHS, private and independent healthcare providers in England.
Any future implant, revision, replacement or removal for the devices listed above should be reported to NHS Digital within 10 working days of the procedure occurring.
Providers are encouraged to make a retrospective submission for the procedures listed above undertaken since 1 July 2017 until present should be provided as a one-off data submission (although multiple submissions will be supported).
Centres around England have been commissioned by NHSE to provide specialised complex surgery for urinary incontinence and vaginal and uterine prolapse (16 years and above) and Mesh removal.
These centres are known respectively as as pelvic organ prolapse/stress urinary incontinence (POP/SUI) centres - and Mesh removal centres.
The tables below show providers registered as POP/SUI and Mesh removal centres.
Specialist POP/SUI centres
East of England
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS FT Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS FT West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Croydon Health Services NHS Trust Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust University Hospitals Coventry And Warwickshire NHS Trust University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Countess of Chester NHS Trust Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS FT Liverpool Women’s hospital NHS Trust Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Northern Care Alliance:
Royal Oldham Hospital
Fairfield General Hospital (Bury)
North Manchester General Hospital
Pennine Acute Hospitals
Wirral University NHS Trust
Northern and Yorkshire
Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust South Tees NHS Foundation Trust The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Ashford and St. Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust North Bristol NHS Trust Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
Specialist removal centres
East of England
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS FT
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Northern and Yorkshire
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
North Bristol NHS Trust
Read the Data Provision Notice and technical specification
Note: There are a number of data items in the Surgical Devices and Implants Technical Specification document which are shaded in red. These data items are currently de-scoped and must not be used at this time.
Pelvic Floor Procedure Codes (POP SUI classifications codes)
We have identified a list of in-scope procedures for pelvic floor surgery. This list has been produced by the NHS Digital Classifications team and approved by the Mesh registry sub-group committee. This list provides healthcare organisations with the scope of procedures for Pelvic Floor surgery.
Note: This list contains sections shaded in Yellow and Blue.
Yellow = Procedures that do not involve an implantable medical device (comparable procedures)
Blue = Procedures that involve a mesh implant
Removal of medical devices or implants = Pages 8 to12