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Plastic Surgery

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 4th February 2020.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department collects data on how many fly in fly out surgeons operated in the UK in the last 12 months.

Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department collects data on the number of fly in fly out surgeons registered by the General Medical Council.

Photo of Edward Argar Edward Argar Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

The information requested is not collected by the Department.

The General Medical Council (GMC) is the independent regulator of medical doctors in the United Kingdom. All medical doctors, including those undertaking cosmetic surgery, must register with the GMC and meet set professional standards to work in the UK and be fit to practise.

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