New European legislation has reclassified hip, knee and shoulder joint replacements in an attempt to make them safer.

They will now require a higher level of scrutiny by certification organisations, before they are placed on the UK market.

The change follows concerns that hip implants were not classed as a high-risk device despite the potential problems they can cause in patients.

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New European legislation has reclassified hip, knee and shoulder joint replacements in an attempt to make them safer.

They will now require a higher level of scrutiny by certification organisations, before they are placed on the UK market.

The change follows concerns that hip implants were not classed as a high-risk device despite the potential problems they can cause in patients.

Read more here