PIPs Not Toxic, Says Report

Sir Bruce Keogh, Medical Director of the UK’s NHS, has released his report on the PIP scandal, which reassuringly suggests the content of the implants, while being suitable for mattresses, is also non-toxic to humans. His advice to patients remains the same; If they’re troublesome, take them out.

PIP Report Vindicates MHRA Despite Reported Delays

Lord Howe’s report into the PIP breast implant scandal and specifically MHRA’s handling of it, suggests that the agency acted appropriately given the information available and the regulatory constraints existing at the time. A four year delay between first notification and ultimate action on the face of it looks like a long time, but Lord Howe seems satisfied enough.