There have been increasing reports of serious patient harm associated with procedures performed in
an ‘office setting’, where either intravenous sedation and/or large and potentially toxic doses of local
anaesthesia have been administered.
Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons Inc (ASPS) is the peak body for Specialist Plastic Surgeons (both reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery). Our main role is to protect the integrity of Plastic Surgery as a specialty. Our mission is to provide the highest quality plastic surgery care to all Australians.