Macro-textured breast implants not withdrawn from the market (in the Netherlands)
17-05-2019 | 14:45
The Health and Youth Care Inspectorate [Inspectie Gezondheidszorg en Jeugd] believe that that there is currently insufficient ...
IGJ response to Trouw and Radar reporting about medical implants
26-11-2018 | 09:34
Attention for the safety of medical devices is increasing. Recent years have shown that serious problems can occur, particularly ...
Anne Margriet Pot Strategic Advisor Care for older people at Health and Youth Care Inspectorate
24-10-2018 | 15:05
Anne Margriet Pot has been appointed as strategic advisor Care for elderly people at the Health and Youth Care Inspectorate in ...
Research on silicone breast implants by RIVM completed
13-02-2018 | 12:52
The reassessment of the technical files of silicone breast implant manufacturers, which RIVM carried out on behalf of the Health ...
Manufacturers of silicone breast implants must improve their technical files
16-09-2016 | 12:00
Laboratory investigation on the breast implants did not identify anomalies that may compromise health of patients. However, the ...
Investigation into possible problems with hypodermic needles reveals negligible risk
07-05-2015 | 11:16
Hypodermic needles produced by Terumo and other manufacturers pose negligible health risks. There is no reason not to use these ...