Cosmetic surgery crackdown: Cooling off period for patients among tough new industry guidelines

ABC News, online 9 May 2016
Authors: Sophie Scott and Rebecca Armitage
“Australia’s booming cosmetic surgery industry will undergo a major crackdown, with the Medical Board introducing tough new guidelines for doctors.  The industry overhaul will also include mandatory cooling off periods for patients who choose to go under the knife. Chair of the Medical Board Dr Joanna Flynn said all doctors performing cosmetic surgery would have to follow the new rules to protect the public.”
Find article here. See also SMH article ‘Children must wait three months before major cosmetic surgery: new guidelines‘.