Millennials and the Changing Face of Plastic Surgery

Millennials and the Changing Face of Plastic Surgery David Ward, Emeritus Consultant Plastic Surgeon and current president of BAPRAS, informs us about the changing trends in plastic surgery, the difficulties faced by the profession and how standards can be maintained.      Recent figures from the USA and UK illustrate that, not only is the popularity of cosmetic surgery at an unprecedented high, but there has been a shift in the procedures requested by patients, and in the patients themselves. Many more men are now seeking cosmetic surgery, with face and neck lifts, male liposuction and gynaecomastia reduction being the most common…

Barriers to Healthcare for Refugees and Migrants Living in the UK

How the NHS is failing a vulnerable demographic. The hardships faced by modern day refugees seem to form an unending list, yet while these prisoners of geography display outstanding resilience and bravery, the Western world continues to play the role of bystander and watch passively as innocent people are reduced to the collateral damage of war.  As of late, the media has begun to portray a mood of international support through the simple message of “refugees welcome”, which begs the question, why is it that for thousands, the struggle for a better standard of living does not end upon their…