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Clear new guidance on PIP breast implants issued for patients and doctors

 

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Clear new guidance on PIP breast implants issued for patients and doctors

Authoritative new professional and patient guidance for all women who have received a PIP breast implant has been released by the professional bodies representing surgeons.

The new guidance provides patients with practical advice on what to expect and their rights, indicates to GPs where to refer different groups of patient and advises surgeons on treatment.