Is your surgeon Cutting edge? Check the new guidelines for cosmetic surgery patients

The Royal College of Surgeons has today published a variety of online resources and advice for patients considering cosmetic surgery. The new webpage includes a handy printable checklist of questions that patients should ask their surgeon before consenting to a procedure. Patients are encouraged to take the checklist to the first consultation and discuss each…
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A study of 300,000 heart attack patients, led by the University of Leeds, has found rapid increase in PPCI treatment which improves a patient’s chances of survival after a major heart attack.

By Alicia Cannon. The research, part-funded by the British Heart Foundation and the National Institute of Health Research, showed the increase of heart attack treatment gives nine in ten patients fighting chance of survival. The use of emergency stenting treatment (PPCI), also known as angioplasty, increased from 0.1% in 2003 to 86% in 2013 for…
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