Monthly Archives: October 2012

What is a Specialist Plastic Surgeon? Demystifying medical qualifications

A Specialist Plastic Surgeon is a Commonwealth Government accredited plastic surgeon, trained and qualified to perform invasive cosmetic and reconstructive surgery in public and private hospitals, and accredited day surgeries. In Australia, the national Medical Board states that the “Specialist Plastic Surgeon” title can only be used by FRACS approved specialist surgeons in the recognised …

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Regulations and Guidelines

There are a number of national and state-based regulations and guidelines that govern professional medical practice and conduct, as well as the advertising of medical products and services. This section of the website offers a number of downloadable resources including the Society’s own Code of Practice.

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Information on PIP implants

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has previously posted regular updates on the status of PIP Implants. Visit the TGA website to find out more. The Department of Health published a list of informative links regarding Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP) Breast Implants. Visit the Department of Health website to find out more.

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