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Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic surgery is used to improve a person's appearance.  It is also used for functional reasons e.g in the case of breast reduction to relieve back pain. 

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  • ICO blog: NHS patient information: the Information Centre and the DPAThe Information Commissioner's Office has published a commentary in its blog on how the Data Protection Act (DPA) applies to the new care.data system for storing and linking patient information, and... 13/02/2014
  • Lu v Nottingham University NHS TrustThe claimant was a surgeon at the respondent hospital who, without negligence, contracted a skin infection that led to deaths of a number of patients. He was therefore suspended from duty pending an... 20/03/2014
  • Changes to copyright law and guidanceThe Intellectual Property Office has published details of and guidance on draft regulations to be made under the Intellectual Property Bill 2013, which is still awaiting Royal Assent: IPO Copyright... 04/04/2014
  • Neuraminidase inhibitors for preventing and treating influenza in healthy adults and childrenThis study found that these drugs shorten the duration of symptoms of influenza-like illness (unconfirmed influenza or 'the flu') by less than a day. 10/04/2014
  • Children and Families Act 2014 Ch.6The Children and Families Act includes provisions on adoption, special educational needs, flexible working and family justice. The provisions on special educational needs include the use of... 24/04/2014
  • Clinical Trials RegulationOutlaw.com has reported that the European Parliament has voted to adopt a proposed Regulation to update and strengthen the existing Clinical Trials Directive. Detailed summaries of trials would be... 24/04/2014