Read Margaret Faux’s comments on lifting the ban on testimonials for medical advertising, in the June 7th Sydney Morning Herald article by Dana Daniel, Scrapping ban on patient testimonials would give free rein to cosmetic ‘cowboys’, experts warn.
“I’m really worried about the impact this will have on patient safety. You will never see a bad testimonial on a platform that a doctor controls.”
Dr Margaret Faux
Dana Daniel is the federal health reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age in Canberra.
The ongoing inquiry into the cosmetic surgery industry was launched after The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age reported on allegations of misconduct by some surgeons in the industry.