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Friday 13 December | 2019

Association sends condolences, acknowledges efforts of medical staff

The New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons would like to pass on its sincere condolences to those affected by the…

Saturday 28 September | 2019

Breast Implants and Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma – TGA Update

Update outcomes from the TGA's review of breast implants and breast tissue expanders - 26 September 2019

Tuesday 06 August | 2019

The difference between BIA-ALCL and Breast Implant Illness

There can be some confusion between Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) and ‘Breast Implant Illness’ and whether…

Monday 29 July | 2019

Breast Implant Illness

NZAPS patient information statement on Breast Implant Illness. Statement on Breast Implant Illness July 2019

Wednesday 01 May | 2019

Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) FAQs

Update on Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) and FAQs

Tuesday 27 November | 2018

Breast Implant Safety

NZAPS supports the ICOBRA consensus statement that breast implants are well studied and generally safe. To read the full statement, please…

Tuesday 09 August | 2016

NZAPS Position Statement on Gender Reassignment Surgery

To read the full statement, please click on the link below:- 2016-08-08 FINAL postiton statement on gender reassignment surgery

Monday 08 August | 2016

Decades long wait for gender reassignment surgery

Read the full story on the link below.

Thursday 30 June | 2016

Position Statement on Overseas Plastic Surgery

2016-06-29 Postiton statement on overseas plastic surgery

Thursday 15 October | 2015

Dog bite injuries a serious problem in New Zealand

Another dog attack on a young child has prompted the New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons president Dr Sally Langley to…

Sunday 02 August | 2015

Medical Surgery Tourism and Cosmetic Cowboys

Caution is necessary for those considering travelling overseas for cosmetic or plastic surgery procedures or seeking surgery from surgeons without specialist surgical…

Friday 12 June | 2015


Careful monitoring and an accurate diagnosis is key to identifying which moles could develop into serious issues like melanoma and…