Toxic metal hip implants "could affect thousands more people than PIP breast scandal"

Toxic metal hip implants 'could affect thousands more people than PIP breast scandal'UK regulators knew of risks but did not warn doctors and patients, alleges BMJ investigationMHRA announces most patients with metal-on-metal hips should have regular MRI scans By Claire Bates Last updated at 3:38 PM on 28th February 2012 Angry: Former gymnast Penny Brown, 51, had her ASR metal-on-metal implant removed in September 2011.