BAPRAS in the news

A selection of news articles and pieces that BAPRAS members have been involved with

June 2017
Sunday Times (behind pay wall)- Simon Eccles comments on lack of regulation in the aesthetic medicine industry

May 2017
Guardian Telegraph BBC Metro -Simon Eccles warned people to exercise care when removing stones from avocados, to avoid 'avocado hand'
The Times The Mirror- Jorge Leon-Villapalos commented on the rise in acid attacks on young people
BBC the One Show- Omar Ahmed appeared on the One Show this month, talking about a procedure he'd performed as part of a team of surgeons, during which a benign tumour was removed from a patient's jaw and reconstructed, using 3D technology

April 2017

The Guardian- Honorary Secretary Simon Eccles comments on lack of change in regulation of cosmetic procedures on the 4th anniversary of the Keogh Report


July 2016
BBC Radio Manchester- Kavit Amin explained more about the recent landmark double hand transplant procedure

May 2016
Belfast Telegraph and Babycentre.co.uk- With Cleft Lip and Palate Awareness week underway, BAPRAS' Chris Hill talks about patients that he's helped
The Daily Mail- Chair of the BAPRAS Innovation Special Interest Group, Ryan Kerstein, comments on a new device which could be used to detect bacterial growth in wounds
Talk Radio- BAPRAS' Brent Tanner talks to Talk Radio about penis transplant surgery- Listen again
December 2015
The Daily Mail- BAPRAS Member Sarah Tucker saves the life and leg of a moped crash victim

July 2015
The Daily Telegraph- 100 years of plastic surgery
The Sunday Times- Fill me in 

June 2015
The Guardian- Is cosmetic surgery the new acceptable face of womanhood? 

February 2015

Sky News- Thousands risk health over cosmetic surgery 

January 2015

Daily Mail- BAPRAS President Nigel Mercer comments on the possible reasons behind a failed buttock implant procedure


October 2013
The Sun- Patient story- focus on craniosynostosis, with advice from BAPRAS Member Steven Wall

July 2012
C21 Magazine- Chair of BAPRAS' Head and Neck Special Interest Group Omar Ahmed talks about the role of aesthetic and reconstructive surgery