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BAPRAS responds to independent medical devices review
BAPRAS responds to recommendations from the independent review led by Professor Terence Stephenson into how medical devices are handled within the MHRA read whole article
BAPRAS statement in response to the Department of Healthís Review of Regulation on Cosmetic Interventions
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Bodyshock- Channel 4 documentary 'Turtle Boy'
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Media Statement: Withdrawal of Macrolane for use in breast augmentation
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Kayaker to tackle Scotland's coastline for charity- Oban Times news article
A Mull man is to kayak around Scotland to raise awareness of Obstetric Brachial Plexus Injury, which his son suffers from read whole article
Plastic surgery integral to creating high quality outcomes in emergency surgery care
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Plastic surgeons welcome support to stop under 18s accessing sunbeds
Responding to the success of the Private Member's Bill on sun bed regulation, voted through by House of Lords, BAPRAS said legislation to prevent under eighteens from using sun beds will help reduce the incidence of melanoma. read whole article
Comment from BAPRAS on the MHRA issued safety notice on PIP silicone breast implants
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BAPRAS comments on cosmetic surgery incentive
"Giving vouchers that could be exchanged for an operation isnít an appropriate way for patients to be selected to undergo plastic surgery" read whole article
BAPRASí response to the decision to restrict access for some plastic surgery in Wales
The commissioners of Plastic Surgery in Wales (Health Commission Wales) announced this week further restrictions to some plastic surgery procedures which require patients to have a body mass index within the normal range (18-25). read whole article
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