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Breast implant scandal: NHS replacements urged

Women in England who have received faulty breast implants should be able to have them removed and replaced by the NHS, with a charge for the latter, a group of MPs has said.

Patients who had their implants fitted privately can have them removed, but not replaced, on the NHS if the clinic will not help.

Commons Health Committee chairman Stephen Dorrell said it "flies in the face of common sense to put women through two procedures when one will do."

Fergus Walsh reports.

  • 28 Mar 2012