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Covid Response Level 3 from 12 August 2020

Our Surgeons and Staff are working hard to ensure that our medical practice meets the standards expected by the Ministry of Health for preventing the spread of Covid-19. Our plans include: Appropriate use of PPE and careful observance of our infection control protocols. Use of virtual consultations were possible. Many of our surgeries will go […]

COVID Level 3 Response

The Ministry of Health has advised that some elective surgeries may resume in Level 3. The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the NZ Association of Plastic Surgeons have also given advice that some elective surgeries may resume with precautions in place. We are carefully following that advice to keep our staff and patients safe […]

Breast Implant Safety Update

There has been increased media attention towards breast implants and their safety in recent months. The main concerns relate to a rare form of lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). This update is current to 19 August 2019. Further information can be found on the website of the  New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons or on the NZ Government website […]

President of the NZ Association of Plastic Surgeons

Congratulations to Jonathan Wheeler who has been a Director at NZIPCS and is now the new President of the New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons. Jonathan has served on the Council of NZAPS for the last 4 years and was voted in as President on the 3rd of August. The role of President is to […]

Fellow position in 2018

The Directors at the New Zealand Institute of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery welcome Dr Sarah Gardiner, FRACS as the new Fellow for 6 months. Dr Gardiner completed her Plastic Surgery training in New Zealand and is here to further her training in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Our Fellowship. The NZ Institute of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery […]