09 June 2016

GMC guidance for patients considering cosmetic procedures

The General Medical Council (GMC) has published useful information for patients considering cosmetic procedures. We would urge all prospective patients to read this guidance.

The guidance covers advise on the following topics:

Before your first appointment
Are you having a cosmetic procedure abroad?
Meet your cosmetic doctor
Know what to expect from your doctor
After your procedure
Rules about advertising cosmetic procedures
Other useful organisations
What to do if you are unhappy about the care you get from your doctor

 

Link to the GMC guidance – GMC guidance for patients considering cosmetic procedures

Download brochure Cosmetic procedures patient guide