Posted on 21st August 2015
The cosmetic surgery industry is currently unregulated. There has been talk since around 2005 about regulation but nothing up until now has happened so the recent draft Guidance for cosmetic surgeons issued by the General Medical Council (GMC) is long overdue and hopefully a first step towards regulation.
The draft Guidance includes the following proposals:-
Hodge Jones and Allen is contributing to the consultation on the Guidance proposals which, if adopted, will hopefully codify standards of care in cosmetic surgery. This is to be welcomed and should provide assurance to those considering a procedure.
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