The Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the British Beauty Council (BBC). The BBC is a not-for-profit, inclusive organisation that works to engage politicians and business leaders in the value of British beauty to the national economy.
For a third year, practitioners were invited by training provider Cosmetic Courses to attend a full day of learning at the Royal Society of Medicine.
The Department of Health and Social Care will launch a media awareness campaign on May 13 to highlight the potential dangers and safety issues around surgical and non-surgical aesthetic treatments in the UK.
A recent poll of 1,033 UK women aged between 18 and 30 has highlighted patient perceptions of non-surgical and surgical cosmetic treatments.
A new show will air on Channel 4 that will allow patients to pitch their desired surgery to a panel of judges, called ‘The Surjury’.
Laser and light-based medical provider Cutera Medical Ltd will be holding an Expert Clinic session at the Aesthetics Conference and Exhibition (ACE) 2019.
High street retailer Superdrug, which started offering a botulinum toxin and dermal filler service last year, has said that it will introduce tougher mental health checks for patients as a result of concerns voiced by the NHS.
Aesthetic industry bodies and medical associations attended a roundtable meeting on December 17 with MP Jackie Doyle-Price, parliamentary under secretary of state for mental health, inequalities and suicide prevention to discuss standards and safety of cosmetic procedures.
A recent BBC Panorama programme has highlighted the need for stricter regulations around the use of medical devices in the healthcare sector.
Equipment manufacturer 3D-lipo Ltd has introduced a new non-surgical fat reduction and body contouring device.