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Visitors to the BAAPS website may also find these other sites useful:

  • The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
  • The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
  • The European Associations of Societies of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
  • The European Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • The Swiss Society of Plastic reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
  • The European Federation of Associations of Burned persons
  • The Birmingham Institute of Paediatric Plastic Surgery
  • The website of The Royal College of Surgeons of England has information for patients
  • Further information about breast implants is available from the Department of Health website
  • The US Government report into the safety of silicone gel-filled breast implants may be viewed here
  • Independent healthcare providers need to be registered with the Care Quality Commission. Registered providers must demonstrate that they meet standards for safety and quality of care, and are assessed regularly. Members of the public can check the Care Quality Commission website to see whether a provider is on the registered list
  • All BAAPS members are on the Specialist Register of Plastic Surgery. The General Medical Council holds details of a surgeon's qualifications