The first summit of the British Society of Plastic Surgeons was held on in 1979.After that it was renamed as the British Association of Plastic Surgeons (BAPS) in 1982.
The aims of BAPS was to facilitate training in cosmetic surgery through annual meetings at which scientific papers are presented and surgeons from various countries brings international repute to teach their skills. More than 200 surgeons attended this meetings, which together forms an essential part of the CPD (Continuing Professional Development) of all surgeons .It offers financial awards for surgeons who present the best papers at the annual meeting: These are generally to enable recipients to travel to international meetings, present their work and gain experience.
A establishing principle of the BAPS (British Society of Plastic Surgeons) remains the education of the public about cosmetic as well as plastic surgery , particularly the benefits and threats of procedures. If there is evidence of continued failure to act in a manner becoming of a member membership can be removed after due process. In the FRCS all Plastic Surgeons are observed at a baseline level of cosmetic surgery to become a member of BAPS surgeons need to fulfil . BAPS demands that its members act both ethically and probity. Applications are examined by the Council of BAAPS.Read More»