Nearly 500 women have PiP implants removed on NHS

  • 7,098 women who had their PiP implants put in privately have been referred to a specialist on the NHS.
  • 4,349 scans have been done.
  • 490 women have decided to have their implants removed on the NHS.

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PiPs 'not a major health risk'

PiP breast implants do not cause a long-term health threat but do have a higher rate of rupturing than other implants, according to the NHS Medical Director’s expert group.