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Patient safety requires regulation of plastic surgery sector

Patients deserve to know that the most senior doctor overseeing their care is appropriately qualified as a specialist in their field

17th September, 2017

Recent revelations that a substantial number of consultant jobs within the HSE are staffed by doctors who lack specialist training have provoked significant public outcry. Legitimate patient safety concerns have been raised. The HSE itself has expressed concerns and admitted this should not be happening.

Patients deserve to know that the most senior doctor overseeing their care is appropriately qualified as a specialist in their field.

The concerns are all too familiar to the members...

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