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2023 Autumn ACAM Quarterly Newsletter

Summer has slipped away and in some cases, gratefully and winter approaching rapidly. The general medical and aesthetic community has seen is preparing for a change in clinical landscapes with new Medical Board of Australia Guidelines for registered medical practitioners who perform cosmetic surgery and procedures, implementation date of 1st July 2023.[1] All sectors of our community are strongly advised to read the new Guidelines and assess how they may affect practices and practitioners. Noted in the Guidelines is the requirement for all individuals involved providing cosmetic medicine services (by extension supervising cosmetic medicine services) to demonstrate CPD specifically in the area of cosmetic medicine and to ensure they carry the correct Medical Indemnity Insurance for the procedures they are conducting. ACAM requires it members to declare annually they are in fact insured for the procedures they are conducting….


Winter 2021 edition

The uncertainty and economic loss caused by COVID-19 has reached every sector of our communities. As the greater Sydney and surrounding areas moved into lockdown, followed now by Victoria and areas of Queensland the situation is impacting on all. Our sympathies …


Autumn 2021 edition

2021 started with as many challenges as 2020 finished with; we are still experiencing the interruption to training, travel and our lives caused by the COVID-19 crisis. As this newsletter is production the first vaccinations in Australia are being planned for the coming week. The uncertainty and economic loss caused by COVID-19 has reached every sector of our communities …


Summer 2020/2021 edition

The new board has had a busy start on ACAM’s business. One of the first orders of business was to release ACAM from the MOU signed with the ACCS to allow member consideration of their vision and direction for the college. Correspondence has been forwarded to the ACCS, expressing the concept of unity of those …


Spring 2021 edition

As this newsletter leaves the desk, I have realised how close to the holiday season we are. The disruption of 2021, following 2020, has caused rescheduling and reorganisation of our personal and professional lives; time appears to have dilated. ACAM sends best wishes to all for the holiday season and hopes that the joy of 2022 will replace the stress and life interruptions experienced in 2020 and 2021. The board of ACAM have re-orientated the college…