Review of the Regulation of Cosmetic Interventions – Department of Health [England] – 24 April 2013

Posted on April 26, 2013. Filed under: Patient Safety, Surgery | Tags: , |

Review of the Regulation of Cosmetic Interventions – Department of Health [England] – 24 April 2013

“The report outlines the need for better regulation to bring the cosmetic surgery industry into line with those in other countries and align it with comparable public health and consumer practice in this country.

Its recommendations focus on three important areas: high quality care with safe products, skilled practitioners and responsible providers; an informed public to ensure people get accurate advice and that the vulnerable are protected; accessible redress and resolution in case things go wrong.”

Recommendations to protect people who choose cosmetic surgery – 24 April 2013

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Report: PIP breast implants and regulation of cosmetic interventions – House of Commons Select Health Committee – 28 March 2012

Posted on March 28, 2012. Filed under: Health Technology Assessment, Patient Safety, Surgery | Tags: , |

PIP breast implants and regulation of cosmetic interventions – House of Commons Select Health Committee – 28 March 2012

“The Health Committee welcomes the Government’s decision to commission two reviews following public concern about breast implant surgery, following the decision of the French authorities to recommend removal of implants sourced from PIP.

Report: PIP breast implants and regulation of cosmetic interventions
Inquiry: PIP breast implants and regulation of cosmetic interventions
Health Committee

The two reviews have different terms of reference:

The first, led by Sir Bruce Keogh, is tasked with assessing the regulation of cosmetic interventions in general. Sir Bruce’s expert group will also continue to analyse the scientific evidence of risk arising from PIP implants.

The second, led by Earl Howe, is tasked with analysing the policy reaction, in particular by MHRA and DoH, to the announcement by the French authorities in March 2010 that PIP products did not comply with the requirements of their CE registration.
Conclusions

Following a brief inquiry into the background to these events the Committee concludes:”

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