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Fears for 7000 PIP implant cases

The government has said it is concerned about up to 7,000 more women who had potentially faulty PIP implants.

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'NHS will help PiP women'

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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