1974-2014

Timeline

1974

Paul Braddon opens a clinic in Manchester specialising in hair transplants.

1977

The company expands its range of treatments and starts trading as Transform.

1983

Transform carries out its first breast augmentation procedure in 1983.

1984

Transform opens its first cosmetic surgery hospital in Bowdon, Cheshire.

1985

Transform opened a clinic on prestigious Wimpole Street, Central London.

1987

Transform introduces breast reduction, nose surgery and anti-ageing treatments.

1988

The company expand its range of treatments and introduces Liposuction.

1991

Transform opens its first clinic in Scotland, making it a truly national provider.

2000

Katie Price has a breast augmentation with Transform at the Heath Hospital.

2001

Transform introduces inclusive aftercare, an industry first.

2003

'The Clinic', a 6-part series about Transform runs on Channel 4.

2004

Transform opens a cosmetic surgery hospital in Manchester.


Finance is made available to Transform patients for the first time.

2006

5,000th operation is performed at Transform Pines Hospital, Manchester.

2009

Transform opens its second hospital, The Riverside in west London.

2011

Transform opens its 25th clinic in the UK and first in Wales.

2012

Transform launches the first ever cosmetic surgery patient charter, Clear.


Transform introduces its own marketing code of conduct - a first for the industry.

2014

"Tell Transform" launched - enabling patients to feedback on experiences

1974-1984

At the start of the 70s it was all about hair transplants. Fast forward 40 years and through Dr Mabroor Bhatty we continue to be at the forefront of hair replacement treatment.

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1985-1994

A decade that brought us grunge, hip-hop, R&B, techno and house. We stayed ahead of the groove by introducing anti-ageing treatments and liposuction.

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1995-2004

In a crazy decade that had many of us spicing up our lives, we took the decision to open the UK’s first dedicated cosmetic surgery hospital in Manchester.

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2005-2014

In the decade Lady Gaga began to rack-up a string of No1s, we initiated one or two industry firsts ourselves that would prove to be big hits with patients.

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Reasons to love Transform

1

40 years & still going strong - the UK's longest established cosmetic surgery provider

2

95.1% - that's the number of patients that rate their experiences as good or excellent. Excellent!

3

Free wi-fi in hospital rooms. Update from #excited to #groggy from the comfort of your bed

4

From Aberdeen to Belfast & Southampton. One of our 27 clinics will be near to you

5

15,000 enquire to us each year on the recommendation of friends & family. Wow. We're glad you don't all visit at once!

6

Dedicated staff who provide exceptional care. If you don't feel good, we don't feel good!

7

"For Me" - our non-surgical loyalty scheme? £1 for every £10 spent! What's not to love!?

8

Yum Yum - your friends will want to visit when dinner is served! Our hospital food is that good!

9

Hip Hip Ultherapy! The no needle, no downtime skin tightening revelation from America

10

4.75 / 5 - That's our average review score on Facebook

11

Lilian Crosby - the lady, the legend. The friendly face at reception. Welcoming patients for 27 years

12

100+ quality checks undertaken on each & every Natrelle breast implant

13

Our commitment to patient care is CLEAR (with our Clear Patient Charter setting out what you can expect)

14

Our clinics are registered with the CQC (Care Quality Commission) and we publish their results

15

3 years (jargon free) aftercare for every surgical patient - and even a bit more for some

16

A big fat ZERO (the number of patients who've had MRSA bac., E-Coli or C-difficile infections in our hospitals)

17

Let them eat cake! Every patient who has surgery with us during our birthday month will get a birthday cake

18

The peace of mind from knowing your surgeon is reviewed every 3 months

19

Free consultation with your surgeon - and if you're not comfortable, no cost to see a 2nd one either!

20

Anti-wrinkle treatments use only US FDA approved products - not some "fauxtox" you've never heard of

21

Cosmetic injectable treatments are administered only by doctors or nurses

22

You'll not find any reality stars or Wags in our adverts or website. Every patient featured has chosen Transform

23

Your relatives don't need loose change when they visit you. Parking's free in our hospitals!

24

…And if your relatives keep unsocial hours, there's no restriction on visiting times (within reason!)

25

Experienced cosmetic surgeons - every single one registered with the GMC

26

Aftercare that means something - we've been providing it for 40 years, not 40 weeks

27

We take your complaints seriously - even the one we had for more tuna in our tuna melts

28

We hob-nobbed with Sir Alan Sugar and Karren Brady at the Apprentice final and appeared on the show!

29

Blinking heck - who performed the first eyelash transplant? Transform!

30

Appointment booking on your mobile for loyalty card holders - easy as 1,2,3

31

Great finance packages - spread payments to suit yourself

32

Transform Riverside hospital, London, 20,000 patients & 5 years old

33

Our Patient Charter; Clear - devised with the help of the good Dr Hilary Jones

34

"The Clinic" - the fly on the wall TV documentary that laid bare life behind Transform doors

35

"Bums Boobs & Botox" - Channel 4's wry look at the world seen through the eyes of Transform surgeons & patients

36

Men of Britain - we care about you too! 15% of our patients are male (chest reduction & hair transplants topping their wish list)

37

It might sound a bit serious, but having a "Clinical Governance Committee" means your safety is our number 1 priority

38

Tell Transform - our feedback forum for every person who crosses our doors to say what they think

39

That little "Feeling Brighter" card you get (you'll know what we mean after your op)

40

Our lovely co-ordinators - they'll be with you every step of your journey

Rebecca Pryce

24. South Yorkshire

Breast Augmentation

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