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GP Advisory - Recall of textured breast implants

February 10, 2020

Queensland Health is notifying all women who have been identified as having received textured breast implants or tissue expanders associated with increased risk of BIA-ALCL through the Queensland public health system. Patients will be contacted from 23 January 2020. Where General Practitioner (GP) details are known, they will be sent a letter and GP information sheet to assist consultation and referral should this be necessary.

Please read the Queensland Health's full communication here

If you require further information please contact Michael Rice, Director, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Service on 07 3328 9439 or

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