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BAPRAS welcomes interim report of the Review for Cosmetic Interventions
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Joseph Murray 1919-2012
Fadi Issa, plastic surgery trainee at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford and research scientist at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, reflects on the pioneering work of Joseph Murray and his inspirational role for young surgeons. read whole article
'Celebrity culture is trivialising cosmetic surgery' Article in the Times, December 2012
Incoming president, Graeme Perks talks about the trivialisation of cosmetic surgery read whole article
BAPRAS and ASPS share best practice at annual BAPRAS winter meeting
Collaboration provides opportunities for US and UK surgeons to work together to advance plastic surgery read whole article
New breast reconstruction guidelines launched to improve UK standards of care for breast cancer patients
First time comprehensive best practice framework developed for health professionals and patients read whole article
Daniel Marchac, 1936-2012
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Vacancies for members of specialist advisory committees
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Review of the Regulation of Cosmetic Interventions- BAPRAS Feedback
A major review of cosmetic surgery and procedures is being undertaken by the Department of Health, led by NHS Medical Director Professor Sir Bruce Keogh. Here Tim Goodacre, Chair of Professional Standards at BAPRAS, outlines the evidence BAPRAS has presented to the review committee. read whole article
Guidelines on body contouring
BAPRAS member Mark Soldin outlines how the Association is working to put together guidelines to help ensure patients requiring body contouring surgery after massive weight loss can receive appropriate care. read whole article
Cosmetic surgery review- call for evidence
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