Dwindling standards sees botched surgeries rise

Six minimum standards have been recommended to protect day clinic patients

Doctors' groups are calling for a crackdown on underqualified surgeons working in day clinics after an increase in the numbers of botched procedures.

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The Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) raised serious concerns following the death of Jean Huang, 35, after she underwent breast surgery at her own Sydney beauty salon in August.

Ms Huang died in hospital after she was allegedly administered a local anaesthetic and breast fillers by Jie Shao, 33, at