Protecting Patient Safety

ASPS consults with state and federal governments and legislative and regulatory authorities to advocate for patients to ensure the highest level of Plastic Surgery care for all Australians. In this section of the website, you will find a comprehensive list of advocacy work undertaken by ASPS to ensure patient safety and quality Plastic Surgery care.

  • What We Do

    ASPS pursues legislative and regulatory agenda with state and federal governments on critical issues such as health reform, patient safety and medical workforce regulation. Here you will find information on ASPS' public submissions to Government on a range of health issues relating to cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.

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  • New Australian Breast Device Registry (ABDR)

    The Society maintains a legacy Breast Implant Registry (BIR) on relevant patient, surgeon, procedural and implant data relating to breast implants. The BIR is a public health initiative focusing on patient safety.

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  • Current Issues

    This section provides information on a range of current topical issues that are of relevance to public.

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  • Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day

    Promoting awareness about post-mastectomy reconstructive breast surgery.

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    ASPS is the custodian of the International Collaboration of Breast Device Registry Activities (ICOBRA).

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