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Charity Status


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BACD known as the British College of Aesthetic Medicine (BCAM) is delighted to announce that it was recently awarded registered charitable status in England and Wales by the Charity Commission under the Charities Acts.

BCAM was founded to advance the effective, safe and ethical practise of aesthetic medicine to the benefit of all concerned through leadership, provision of information, education, support, professional development and the maintenance of the highest professional standards.

The objectives of BCAM are the relief of sickness and promotion of health and the advancement of education in the field of aesthetic medicine.

BCAM aims to achieve its objectives by promoting and encouraging the study of aesthetic medicine, research, setting of training standards, the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions associated with the practise of aesthetic medicine and education of the public and patients, facilitating communication between patients and practitioners and the exchange of clinical expertise.

Dr Paul Charlson, President of BCAM said:

“The awarding of charitable status to BCAM by the Charity Commission is another step on the journey to becoming the leading organisation for the setting of standards and delivery of safe, effective and appropriate aesthetic treatments to the public by qualified and trained doctors”.

Notes to Editors:

BCAM members are all fully registered and licensed medical practitioners with the GMC who have undertaken additional postgraduate training in aesthetic medicine.

For further information on BCAM, please contact:

Email info@bcam.ac.uk Call 01474 823900

Write Registered address: Shorne Village Surgery Crown Lane Shorne Kent DA12 3DY

Or visit: www.bcam.ac.uk