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BAAPS President Welcomes Lord Lansley's Bill

BAAPS President Welcomes Lord Lansley's Bill

23 June 2017 - London 

According to consultant plastic surgeon and BAAPS President Simon Withey; 

"I commend and support Lord Lansley on his success in tabling a private members bill to improve the regulation of cosmetic surgery. Lord Lansley commissioned the review of cosmetic surgery undertaken by Sir Bruce Keogh in 2012 and it is to his credit that he continues to support patients in this area. The proposal to allow the GMC to annotate the medical register entry for a surgeon to include details of Royal College of Surgeons cosmetic surgery certification is wise and achievable and if supported it will undoubtedly improve patient welfare."


About the BAAPS:

The BAAPS (, based at the Royal College of Surgeons, is a not-for-profit organisation, established for the advancement of education and practice of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery for public benefit. Members undergo thorough background screening before they can join. Information about specific procedures and surgeons’ contact details can be found on the website, or by contacting their office at 020 7430 1840. Further materials can be posted to members of the public seeking specialised information. BAAPS is also on Twitter: and Facebook:

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