“Serious lessons must be Learned” from the PIP Breast Implant Scandal.

Health Minister Lord Howe says there is no evidence that the UK regulator the MHRA or the Department of Health significantly failed to do their job.

“But serious lessons must be learned from this scandal. The MHRA needs to look at how it gathers evidence so it is able to identify problems early. It needs to better analyse reports about higher risk medical devices. And it needs to improve the way it communicates with the public.”

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