Chief medical officer Professor Dame Sally Davies said: "All women who had the implants put in on the NHS will be able to have them removed and replaced by the NHS.
"We expect private clinics to offer their patients the same care. If they refuse, the NHS will provide advice, a scan and, if necessary, remove the implants."
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