There is a tremendous amount of information available on the internet. The information provided on the World Wide Web is not always accurate or unbiased. However, I have listed
below some websites that I consider useful and informative.
McIndoe Surgical Centre: This independent plastic surgery hospital is one of the biggest private plastic surgery units in the country. It has expertise in all fields of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. It is based on the site of the Queen Victoria Hospital made famous by Sir Archibald McIndoe, pioneer of plastic surgery.
Spire Gatwick Park Hospital: Spire hospitals have an enviable reputation with excellent facilities. Gatwick Park has a dynamic team and excellent transport links. The cosmetic team has expertise in all aspects of aesthetics, from non-surgical to surgical treatments.
Centre for Health
Queen Victoria Hospital: This NHS hospital was made famous by the pioneering work of plastic surgeon Sir Archibald McIndoe. It is one of the biggest units in the country and provides expertise in burns, breast reconstruction, reconstruction, hand trauma, skin cancer, maxillofacial surgery and oculoplastic surgery.
British Association of Plastic, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgeons (BAPRAS): BAPRAS is the main plastic surgery society for fully trained plastic surgeons who are on the GMC specialist register for Plastic Surgery. It is part of the Royal College of Surgeons. It provides support and guidance for patients and doctors and is a good source of reliable and sensible advice on aspects of plastic surgery.
Department of Health (Cosmetic): The Department of Health understands how important getting the right advice and safe treatment is for all patients, including those seeking cosmetic surgery. This webpage highlights the information you should have before committing to surgery.
Nagor: Manufacturer of breast implants. I use these implants regularly. They have a good safety record.
Mentor: Another manufacturer of breast implants that I occasionally use. They also have a good safety record.
Blond McIndoe Research Foundation (BMRF): Research institution devoted to helping patients by researching into wounds, scarring, burns and biomaterials. It is linked with the University of Brighton and the Queen Victoria Hospital.
Melanoma Focus: Website providing information for those who have, or are worried about, melanoma.
British Burns Association (BBA): Website that provides information on burns for both patients and doctors.
Victoria Burns Unit: Informative website that provides useful information on burns injury.
McIndoe Burns Support Group: Support group for any patient who has sustained burns injury or significant skin loss.
If you need any information on Cosmetic or Plastic surgery please contact: 01342 330 383