News & Articles
Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Rectal Prolapse Bordeianou, Liliana et al., DCR: Nov 2017; 60: 1121–1131
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The Pelvic Floor Society has an obligation to ensure high quality care is provided to patients with pelvic floor disorders. As such the society has strived to identify the components that make up the optimal pelvic floor service in terms of resource and
Thefaut v. Johnston (2017): a game changer for consent in elective surgery
Pelvic Floor Society LVR Mesh and Implant Registry
As many of you know, the society has been working towards creating a secure laparoscopic ventral rectopexy Mesh - Implant Register. Our initial setting up problems have now been addressed and the register is secure and now open for our society's surgical
GI Physiology & Urodynamics Band 7, North Durham & Newcastle
ACPGBI Bournmouth Meeting; NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE DATE – FRIDAY 20 JANUARY 2017
Abstract submission is now open. The deadline for submission is Friday 20 January 2017. Download instructions on how to submit below.
Submit your abstract here
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon with an interest in Pelvic Floor, Barts Health Trust
Pelvic Floor Fellow at St Thomas' Hospital London
Clinical Fellowship in Pelvic Floor Surgery - Dundee. October 2016
Andy WIlliams is elected New Chairman
Following the recent vote we are pleased to announce the election of Any Williams as our newly elected chairman. The term is for two years (June 2018). We wish Andy well in his new role. An election for Hon Treasurer will be held shortly, closely follow
Election for Chair to replace Mr Tony Dixon
Karen Telford (Hon Membership Sec) will be writing to members to open voting for the new Chair of the Executive Committee of The Pelvic Floor Society. We have two candidates for the role of Chairman of the Pelvic Floor Society; Mr Douglas Tincello and Mr
New Cochrane review on the use of vaginal mesh
Should transvaginal mesh or biological grafts or native tissue be utilised to repair vaginal prolapse? Better Repair With Mesh Needs to Be Weighed Carefully Against Increased Risk of Harms
The National Continence [LUTS] Care Awards 13/04/16
The Expert Group on Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) is delighted to once again be hosting the National Continence Care Awards. The Awards are organised by MHP Health with funding from Astellas Pharma Ltd and will take place in the House of Commons on
FDA strengthens requirements for surgical mesh for the transvaginal repair of pelvic organ prolapse to address safety risks
Radiology section TPFS
A Radiology break out session chaired by Arvind Pallan (Birmingham) and Eric Loveday (Bristol) occured at TPFS AGM in Manchester 2015. The majority of radiologists present were GI specialists and many were members of BSGAR. Some were uroradiologists, othe
European Commission Final Opinion on: The safety of surgical meshes used in urogynecological surgery
The Opinion looks at the risks associated with the use of surgical meshes for various conditions, how to identify high risk patient groups and further assessment needs.
TPFS AGM Manchester 5/6 November @ Portland Hotel, Portland St, Manchester
This is our 11th meeting with a programme designed to build up the MDT and develop a true pelvic floor network. This year’s meeting will be held in the Lakeland Suite at the Portland Hotel (formerly The Thistle Hotel), Manchester City Centre, The Portland
Oliver Jones is back!
Oliver Jones was elected to the executive as hon. chair of the scientific committee and will remain in post for three years.
TPFS supports Glasgow's bid to host the International Continence Societies 2019 scientific meeting
2014 ACPGBI Consensus doccument looking at Pelvic Floor Resources
Affiliate Member Representative to Executive Committee
World Continence Week 22-28 June 2015
Request for a public response toNHSE commissioning policy doccuments for rec. urinary incontinence and SNS for overactive bladder.
ACPGBI & TPFS 2014 Census of PF provision throughout the UK
A document examining the census returns from 67 hospitals documenting the provision of and current resources available for pelvic floor services throughout the UK
NHS England Response to bbf submission on SNS for urinary incontinence
MHRA Report on Vaginal Mesh
The benefits of pelvic mesh outweigh risks
B&BF consensus statement on inadequate access to SNS for overactive bladder
The pelvic floor society joined with bbd, UKCS, BSUG & BAUS to petition NHSE to produce a unified policy towards SNS for urinary incontinence.
Response to TPFS submission re E10sb & E10sd Complex Gynae Service Spec.
Letter from the Chairman
Regarding the current status on LVMR
Letter from the Chairman
Letter from the Chairman requesting expression of interest from centres to provide salvage LVMR surgery and surgery for mesh complications specific to LVMR
TPFS stakeholder response Complex Gynae CRO 10 b/d 29/09/2013
TPFS Response to National Commissioning Board re Faecal Incontinence & SNS
Comment on NHS Englands Complex Intervention document for FI/SNS