In Her Head – mesh surgery: Mom looks at a $12,000 bill to avoid mesh surgery

Sally Walker’s insides were so badly damaged by surgical mesh that she was forced to have her bladder removed and her vagina stitched up. Video / Dean Purcell

A 54-year-old mum from Auckland is staring at a $12,000 bill to try to fix her birth injury if she wants to avoid mesh surgery.

However, if she opts for a mesh treatment, it’s free.

Christine E. Phillips