James Frame set up the directorate of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery at Springfield Hospital, Chelmsford in 2001. He is also the co-founder of the Post Graduate Diploma in Aesthetic Surgery, at Barts and The London Hospital, for young plastic surgeons. His special interests include breast cancer reconstruction and surgical repair of soft tissue sports injuries. He was an Executive Committee Member of BAAPS and Chairman of Committee and the UK National Secretary of the ISAPS. He is Past President and Co-Founder of UKAAPS.
James Frame looks at the psychological effects of lockdown on plastis surgery patients.
Since March 2020 it was sensible medical practice to consider making all possible beds in the NHS available to potentially admit ill patients with COVID-19. The expected admission rate was supposed to risk overwhelming the NHS, so independent sector facilities apparently volunteered and were then contracted to the NHS as priority, with full remuneration for their losses, and all private practitioners were effectively frozen out from seeing, admitting and operating on their own self pay patients.
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