Warning on nips and tucks

A Health Quality and Complaints Commission (HQCC) report last week said there were four or more complaints about each of the 14 practitioners among 245 complaints from 1 July 2006 to 30 June 2012.

The report said all 14 had been required to prepare and implement a quality improvement action plan. HQCC will monitor how these practitioners perform against their improvement plan.

The report said the community often perceived cosmetic procedures to be low risk when they were complex, required a high degree of skill and posed a number of potential