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Update on our cosmetic surgery clinics and theatre lists

Update on our cosmetic surgery clinics and theatre lists

As you may already know, The Westbourne Centre has been providing support to the NHS during the Covid-19 pandemic. Whilst we are still continuing to support our local Trust hospitals, we have now been given the green light to resume some of our own services alongside this. This includes some of our cosmetic surgery services. We are very excited to announce that face to face consultations can be booked again with all of our Consultant Cosmetic Surgeons. We still continue to follow strict...

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The Independent Healthcare Sector Pledges Support to NHS

The Independent Healthcare Sector Pledges Support to NHS

As part of Ramsay Health Care UK (Ramsay), The Westbourne Centre has offered its full support to the National Health Service to assist with its response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

As part of Ramsay Health Care UK (Ramsay), The Westbourne Centre has offered its full support to the National Health Service to assist with its response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Ramsay’s global Managing Director, Craig McNally, wrote to Sir Simon Stevens earlier in the week to confirm Ramsay’s complete commitment. Working with the other independent sector providers, Ramsay has agreed a major deal with NHS England to provide additional emergency capacity to the NHS. The major deal has...

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Incredible surgeon and amazing experience

Incredible surgeon and amazing experience

We always love hearing about patients' experiences especially when they are as happy as this one! This lady had a lower facelift with Mr Kenneth Kok... "I was already familiar with my surgeon Mr Kenneth Kok, as he had performed my way overdue breast implant change earlier in the year with a fabulous outcome. I was so happy with my result that when I wanted to explore options for my lower facelift procedure, Mr Kok was the only surgeon I wanted to put my trust in again.  After several...

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We're always proud to receive comments like these!

We're always proud to receive comments like these!

"I’d like to thank Mr Nishikawa and the team for my fabulous new eye lids. I came in looking half asleep with very droopy eyelids and following the surgery the difference is amazing. The procedure was faultless, I was concerned about having surgery on my eyes as I’m a bit of a wimp when it comes to anything to do with them. I had the sedation and never felt a thing. Recovery was brilliant, no pain or discomfort afterwards and apart from bruising which cleared quickly and the stitches you...

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The Westbourne Centre featured in Cosmetic Innovations campaign

The Westbourne Centre featured in Cosmetic Innovations campaign

The Westbourne Centre has recently featured in Health Awareness' Cosmetic Innovations campaign for 2019. A printed supplement was enclosed within every copy of the The Guardian newspaper on 3 June and the content is available online at https://www.healthawareness.co.uk/campaign/cosmetic/. The campaign features exclusive content from key thought leaders and industry voices (including Mr Hiroshi Nishikawa) about innovations in cosmetic procedures and treatments and the importance of safety...

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The Westbourne Centre's Response to Current Implants Ban by the French ANSM

The Westbourne Centre's Response to Current Implants Ban by the French ANSM

The latest on the situation regarding textured implants

It is very natural for the concern and anxiety that has been generated following the French National Security Agency of Medicines and Health Products ban on the use several makes of macro-textured breast implants.  This is primarily due to the association of these devices with Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). Patients will be asking whether it is safe to continue to have their textured breast implants and if they should either be exchanged for another kind...

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The Withdrawal of Textured Implants - What's Going On?

The Withdrawal of Textured Implants - What's Going On?

As you'll likely have seen in the media throughout December, some textured breast implants manufactured by Allergan have been withdrawn from the EU market place.

As you'll likely have seen in the media throughout December, some textured breast implants manufactured by Allergan have been withdrawn from the EU market place. A full statement has been issued by the British Association of Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) and can be found here.  Over recent years, plastic surgeons have become aware of and studied a known link between breast implants that have a textured surface and the condition Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma...

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Mr Nishikawa featured in Tatler's Beauty & Cosmetic Guide 2018

Mr Nishikawa featured in Tatler's Beauty & Cosmetic Guide 2018

We're delighted to announce that Mr Hiroshi Nishikawa, Consultant Cosmetic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon, has been featured in Tatler Magazine's Beauty & Cosmetic Guide 2018.Mr Nishikawa has been named as 'Best in Class' for his facelift procedures. The editor of the guide, Francesca White, comments; "It's the cosmetic surgery power list - the most brilliant, skilful, kind and clever practioners out there. Put yourself in their hands. You won't regret it."To book a consultation...

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Mr Nishikawa featuring on Channel 5's Critical Surgery - Saving Lives

Mr Nishikawa featuring on Channel 5's Critical Surgery - Saving Lives

Mr Hiroshi Nishikawa, one of our Consultant Plastic Surgeons and a founding member of The Westbourne Centre, will be featuring on Channel 5's Critical Surgery - Saving Lives. The show, which airs on the 15th and 22nd February at 10pm, will focus on Mr Nishikawa's time volunteering with Facing Africa. The series follows twenty volunteer medics from the UK who travel to Ethiopia to perform life saving facial surgery.  The surgeons tackle complex groundbreaking reconstructive surgery on...

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Are breast implants the only way to enhance the size and contour of the female breast?

Are breast implants the only way to enhance the size and contour of the female breast?

Effie Katerinaki, Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon, discusses the alternative to breast implants…  In recent years, scientific advances in plastic surgery mean that alternative solutions to breast implants can be offered to women who want to enhance the size and contour of their breasts. Most ladies who consult with me regarding breast augmentation surgery are very specific; that they want to achieve a natural look, without an excessive degree of fullness and...

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