|In Australia, each state and territory is responding to COVID-19 outbreaks with their unique level of restrictions. Since these restrictions can change at any time it can be difficult to stay up to date with the latest news. |
We recommend you refer to your state’s health advice for the most accurate information and reach out to your treating plastic surgeon if you’re unsure about how restrictions may impact your appointment.
VIC COVID-19 Regulations
NSW COVID-19 Regulations
QLD COVID-19 Regulations
SA COVID-19 Regulations
WA COVID-19 Regulations
NT COVID-19 Regulations
TAS COVID-19 Regulations
If this impacts your treatment, your plastic surgeon will be in touch to reschedule your appointment. If you have any concerns or if you are unsure if this will affect your treatment, please contact your treating plastic surgeon for more information.
What can you do to reduce the risk of contracting or spreading the virus throughout the community?
Washing your hands thoroughly before and after entering the clinic. Some plastic surgery practices are providing alcohol hand sanitisers at reception or at check-in counters, which should be used when entering and when you have completed your appointment.
Avoid coming to your appointment early or late to reduce the number of people in the waiting room.
Only bring essential accompanying adults to your appointment to avoid unnecessary risk or ask your parent/guardian to wait for you in your vehicle
Ensure you reschedule your appointment if you or anyone from your household have returned from travel within the past 14 days Reschedule your appointment if you or a family member is currently feeling unwell, have a temperature or are experiencing any respiratory symptoms
Many clinics are taking additional precautions to protect the community, to aid reduction of the spread of disease. Please check with your surgeon to ensure you are complying with their Covid safe plan.
Some practices may be closed or only seeing emergencies – please check with your plastic surgeon.
Some practices offer telehealth – whereby you are able to communicate and obtain advice regarding the progress of your treatment via apps, emails and video conferencing. Please contact your clinician for any further information.
Your health and safety is their number one priority so ensure you speak to your surgeon about any concerns you may have. As each practice is different, we ask that you get in touch with your treating surgeon to understand their policies and what is best for your treatment plan.