Accreditation and patient safety

Accreditation and patient safety

When you are considering cosmetic surgery, it’s important for you to know if the operating suite is an accredited quality organisation that uses the skills of a fully qualified anaesthetist.

Why is accreditation important?

By choosing a surgeon who operates from an accredited surgical facility, you can be assured of:

  • qualified, trained and experienced support staff
  • a fully-qualified anaesthetist
  • clean and fully-equipped operating room
  • adequate personnel and equipment to respond to emergency situations.

Medical Cosmetic Centre’s accreditation

Melbourne Street Day Surgery is Medical Cosmetic Centre’s on-site operating suite. The suite has been accredited for 18 years with The Australian Council on Health Care Standards and is currently accredited with Global Mark Pty Ltd since April 2017. Global–Mark is one of the leading conformity assessment bodies (CABs) in Australia.

For a facility to receive accreditation, it must adhere to strict standards for staff, sanitation, equipment, and patient care which are set out in the 10 National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards.

As part of accreditation, there is regular monitoring of infection rates. Melbourne Street Day Surgery has had no infections for the past eight years.

Dr Kerry and his staff must allow regular inspections and provide thorough records of policies, procedures and audits to retain accreditation.

Medical Cosmetic Centre’s anaesthetic services

Using a fully-qualified anaesthetist to provide intravenous twilight sedation is part of Medical Cosmetic Centre’s accreditation requirements.

The specialist anaesthetists from Wakefield Anaesthetic Group will provide intravenous sedation if it is needed for your procedure. These anaesthetists have been working with Dr Kerry for over 20 years and fully understand the requirements of your procedure.

We will be happy to answer any questions about our accreditation or your anaesthetic. Please feel free to contact us or to chat to Dr Kerry at your next appointment.

Dr George Kerry Cosmetic Surgeon Adelaide

Meet Dr George Kerry – Certified Cosmetic Surgeon

Regarded as one of Australia’s top hair transplant and cosmetic surgeons, Dr Kerry has been successfully working in the field of cosmetic surgery and medicine for over 25 years

Dr Kerry and his team of highly trained medical and paramedical professionals are committed to the wellbeing of patients who want more for themselves. The team offer state-of-the-art cosmetic surgery and non-surgical services delivered with best practice in an environment of safety, privacy and comfort.

* These testimonials depict the experience of the individual and are not necessarily an indication of your results. Every individual is different and it is best to contact us to discuss your individual circumstances.

  • Excellent very happy, the consultation was brilliant and the Doctor actually did the treatment rather than a nurse, I would highly recommend this clinic to everyone! The doctor explained the best course of treatment for the best result as well as the most cost effective result. Excellent, this is an extremely professional clinic & Dr. Kerry is a wealth of knowledge & experience. The staff in the clinic are also extremely professional and helpful, I will definitely visit this clinic again for future treatments.*

    JodieDermal Fillers
  • Walking into the center was difficult for me. I was ugly and I am sure working in a place like this they would be very beautiful people. I walked in head down. The perkiness of the reception was contagious and at no time was I made to feel comfortable. In fact you could not get a more beautiful, knowledgeable group of people. Thank god I did the homework. Now I have comfort in knowing I will also have not only a good surgeon that has a remarkable staff, but I also know I will be in a clean, professional medical center without the hassle of travelling overseas.*

  • My experience has been very good! All of the staff and of course the doctor are friendly, very approachable and put me at ease right from my first visit. I was very nervous before hand! They explained everything that would happen and were very reassuring and helpful throughout. The aftercare has been wonderful as well.*