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PiP one year on: thousands of women have turned to NHS for help

One year on since serious problems with PiP breast implants emerged, almost 8,000 women, who had their implants operations privately, have turned to the NHS for help. Some private clinics would not support their patients, so the NHS offered the … Read more → – PiP one year on: thousands of women have turned to NHS for help

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MPs publish accounts of women with PIP implants in advance of Commons debate

Women who received substandard breast implants have had their say about their experiences in a web forum run by the Commons Health Committee. On 2 July 2012 the Health Committee published a summary of the comments received on the web … Read more → – MPs publish accounts of women with PIP implants in advance of Commons debate

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PIP silicone breast implants: Final report of the expert group

Sir Bruce Keogh, NHS Medical Director, has written to GPs and medical directors about the final report of the expert group on PIP silicone breast implants. The report assesses new evidence on the potential risks to health for women with … Read more → – PIP silicone breast implants: Final report of the expert group

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News round-up – May 2012

General news for medical directors PM meets with dementia friendly communities champion group 24 May 2012 Prime Minister David Cameron has met with the dementia friendly communities champion group in London. The group is one of three champion groups set … Read more → – News round-up – May 2012

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