New Zealand Society of Cosmetic Medicine (NZSCM) is an incorporated society.
The Society is formed to promote the aims and objectives of the Members.
The objectives of the Society are:
For the doctor:
- (a) To prescribe to the principals of medical ethics as approved by the Medical Council of New Zealand and the New Zealand Medical Association;
- (b) To continue to study, apply and advance scientific knowledge in the field of appearance medicine;
- (c) To report techniques, products and new methods and to permit evaluation and authentication of such techniques, products and new methods;
- (d) To use the talents of other health professionals when required and in turn provide help to other colleagues when requested;
- (e) To do all such things as are conducive or incidental to the attaining of these objectives.
For the Patient:
- (f) To provide a competent medical service with compassion and respect for human dignity, and to place the welfare and rights of the patient above all else;
- (g) To deal honestly with patients and colleagues;
- (h) To respect the law and recognise a responsibility to seek changes in those requirements which are contrary to the best interest of the patient;
- (i) To respect the rights of patients, or colleagues, and other health professionals and to safeguard patient confidences within the constraints of the law;
- (j) To provide appropriate patient care in the best possible situation and to do nothing which would induce referral or treatment for patients for reasons other than the patients best welfare;
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