New Endorsement Model for Cosmetic Surgeons in Australia

A new endorsement model for cosmetic surgery will be coming into effect soon.

It aims to provide accreditation for qualified cosmetic surgeons and help improve safety in the Australian cosmetic industry.

While some are supportive of this change, others worry that unqualified medical practitioners will be recognised as cosmetic surgeons.


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Produced By: Josie Lu

Featured In Story: Dr Chris Rudge – Law lecturer at the University of Sydney, Dr Anoop Rastogi – President of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery and Medicine, and Dr Sally Langley – President of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 22 March 2023