This page provides links to all the information about PIP implants for patients, healthcare professionals and members of the press.
Latest advice from the NHS for women worried about PIP breast implants
Breast feeding and PIP implants
Background and chronology
MHRA toxicology testing and collection of clinical findings upon removal of the implant
Independent Healthcare Advisory Services (IHAS) (external link)
British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPs) (external link)
NHS Choices (external link)
Press releases and statements relating to PIP implants
The MHRA and the Department of Health have today published supporting information used in the 2010 testing of PIP breast implants. This is additional to the testing results that were announced in September 2010.
18 Jun 2012 | Final report into PIP breast implants published by expert group led by NHS Medical Director Sir Bruce Keogh
The expert group, led by NHS Medical Director Sir Bruce Keogh, has published its final report into the safety of PIP breast implants.
14 May 2012 | Press statement: MHRA statement on Earl Howe review
The MHRA has published a statement on the Earl Howe review.
15 Mar 2012 | MHRA issues new information for women who had PIP silicone gel breast implants before January 2001
The MHRA has issued new information to surgeons and doctors that women in the UK who received Poly Implant Prosthese (PIP) silicone gel breast implants before 1 January 2001 should now be managed in the same way as those who had the implants after that date.
21 Feb 2012 | MHRA response to article in the Daily Star Sunday
MHRA has written a letter to the editor of the Daily Star Sunday in response to their article on 19 February 2012.
02 Feb 2012 | MHRA letter in response to Financial Times article
The MHRA has today written a letter to the editor of the Financial Times in response an article published on 30 January 2012.