The Foundation is proud to be a supporter of the inaugural Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day in Australia, hosted by the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons. Started in Canada, BRA Day promotes awareness and access to post-mastectomy reconstructive breast surgery. Read our patient Q&A on breast reconstruction.
The Foundation logo is the mark of Excellence, Safety and Integrity in Plastic Surgery. The Foundation collaborates with partners to develop programs to support its goals. The Foundation's programs are targeted, innovative and sustainable.
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Australasian Foundation for Plastic Surgery Limited was established to support quality health outcomes for everyone involved in Plastic Surgery. Our program is designed to support research, provide education and training for healthcare practitioners and be a reliable source of information for the community.
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The Foundation is proud to announce the launch of a new project in collaboration with Interpast Australia & New Zealand.The program will enable one PRS registrar to participate as an observer of an Interplast trip. The Foundation thanks Avant and J&J Medical for their generous support of the Foundation Cocktail Reception which formally launched the project.
The Foundation supports research in Plastic Surgery to increase the body of medical knowledge for the Specialty. Extensive and ongoing research will provide insight into the development of Plastic Surgery and related disciplines to help ensure world’s best practice of the craft. Read more
Skills for Excellence
The Skills for Excellence Program provides education and training to a wide range of healthcare practitioners, including surgical trainees and registrars, non-surgical medical professionals and allied health workers. Education and training opportunities are presented through a variety of forums including lectures, workshops and conferences. Read more
The Foundation’s outreach program offers education and training opportunities for health care providers in rural and remote communities. Sensitive to the unique and specific needs of each local community, the Foundation works closely with local, community-based organisations to identify areas of need for further education, training and skill development. Read more
The Foundation website provides patients with useful information about cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Here you can find details about individual procedures, important information about your Specialist Plastic Surgeon, as well as a range of patient resources including FAQs, a glossary of medical terms and useful links. Read more
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