The Aesthetics Awards 2022 was undoubtedly a night to remember. Hosted for the first time on the second day of ACE, it was our most highly attended ceremony and the largest gathering of medical aesthetic professionals that recognises and celebrates the success of this industry. So much so that it is moving to the most prestigious awards venue in London, Grosvenor House, for 2023. With a rigorous, multi-layered judging process, industry voting element and the heritage the Awards have gained after many years, it remains at the pinnacle of industry excellence to be shortlisted for an Aesthetics Award.
With entries for next year now open, it is a good time to look back on some of the incredible Winners from 2022 to note their successes, and to see if The Aesthetics Awards are truly worthy of the nickname ‘the Oscars of Aesthetics’.
Hampton Clinic is a centre for excellence in aesthetics, nestled in the woodland estate of Hampton Manor. In the year leading up to their win of the Best Clinic Midlands and Wales in 2022, they saw significant growth and secured a second premises in Knowle Town Centre. Since receiving the Award, Hampton Clinic has continued to go from strength to strength. Their second branch is thriving, they have welcomed new team members and expanded their treatment offering with a range of new devices. Dr Lorraine Hill, founder and director, comments, “We were so proud to have won the Award that no expense has been spared when it comes to sharing the news. We have had a huge sign installed on the wall outside the clinic and have been in all the local publications!”
Respected member of the aesthetics community
Julie Scott is an independent nurse prescriber, Level 7 qualified aesthetic injector and trainer with more than 25 years’ experience. The entry that awarded her The SpringPharm Award for Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner of the Year was testament of her dedication to her craft. It highlighted her strong passion for learning, teaching and sharing years of experience with the new generation of practitioners, which she stated as a fulfilling and rewarding part of her growth.
She reflects, “Personally, it’s just lovely and humbling for me to see the Award when I walk into my clinic. It’s great for new patients, and current patients, to see that they have made a good decision in choosing my clinic, and that they are in safe hands. Lastly, this process has highlighted that I am a respected and valued member of the aesthetics community, for clinical ability, authenticity and support I bring to my peers and patients.”
Starting with a dream
Thriving in the heart of the Twickenham community with a following of patients from across the UK, the Thames Skin Clinic team work as one to make patients feel comfortable. With outstanding patient reviews, incredible growth and a patient-led experience, it was undoubtedly deserving of The ReLife Award for Best New Clinic, UK & Ireland.
Founder Dr Anna Hemming says, “I was blown away to win the Award. I made the bold step creating Thames Skin Clinic and looked into the future with a dream to make it into the most beautiful, patient-focused, caring environment. To win this award through hard-work, communication and the best industry partners we have built the most amazing environment for my patients.”
The tribe of women that drive Acquisition Aesthetics are united by a shared passion for aesthetic medicine and a common mission in training. With courses that display robust protocols and methodology in scientific education, their delegates applaud the expert level of teaching delivered through state-of-the-art means. Winning The Clinisept+ Skin Award for Independent Training Provider of the Year twice in a row is not common, but Acquisition Aesthetics did it, and continue to gain momentum as they go from strength to strength.
Since their consecutive wins, directors Dr Priyanka Chadha and Dr Lara Watson travelled to Monaco with their Award for AMWC, where Dr Chadha spoke globally on behalf of Galderma.
Dr Chadha says, “We have worked tirelessly not only to improve industry standards and increase safety through training, but also to build a family that loves working together, and we really have managed to do that through respect and collaboration.”
Dr Watson adds, “This Award reminds us that our commitment to ensuring academically rigorous materials, an unparalleled faculty of expert trainers and a truly exceptional delegate experience, is recognised and valued by the wider industry.”
Start your entry engines
Despite still being on a high from The Aesthetics Awards 2022, this industry does not rest. Esteemed Winners and Finalists from this year’s ceremony are still enjoying their success, as they should be, but the entry process now starts for next year. Entering the Aesthetics Awards is an incredible opportunity to not only be recognised, but to be positioned as industry-leading, and to have the hard work and achievements of you and your team celebrated.
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