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Summary of cosmetic interventions call for evidence responses published

The responses to the cosmetic surgery review call for evidence have been published today. The call for evidence was issued to enable the public, cosmetic interventions industry and patient groups … Read more → – Summary of cosmetic interventions call for evidence responses published

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 put in privately, have turned to the NHS for help. The latest … Read more → – PiP one year on: thousands of women have turned to NHS for help

Views sought for review of cosmetic procedures

woman receiving a cosmetic procedure

A major review of cosmetic surgery and procedures is launched today by the Department of Health. The review, led by NHS Medical Director Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, wants people to … Read more → – Views sought for review of cosmetic procedures

Sir Bruce Keogh updates GPs and medical directors on PiP breast implants

Sir Bruce Keogh, NHS Medical Director, has updated GPs and medical directors on PIP silicone breast implants, in light of the final report of Sir Bruce’s expert group, which was published … Read more → – Sir Bruce Keogh updates GPs and medical directors on PiP breast implants

Final expert report on PiP breast implants published

The NHS Medical Director’s expert group, which has been looking at PIP breast implants has today published its final report. The group, lead by Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, has been … Read more → – Final expert report on PiP breast implants published

Review into PiP implants published

A review into PiP breast implants has found that, although the regulator acted appropriately and followed scientific and clinical advice, there is room for improvement  and serious lessons must be … Read more → – Review into PiP implants published

Update on PiP breast implants

New evidence has emerged that shows that around 7,000 more women in the UK may be victims of the PiP scandal caused by a French breast implant manufacturer, Health Secretary … Read more → – Update on PiP breast implants