Independent aesthetic practitioners in West Scotland now have a Health Improvement Scotland (HIS) regulated clinic space to practise at, following the introduction of the regulations in April this year.
Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS) has confirmed in a Stakeholder meeting earlier this week that aesthetic nurses who own HIS-registered clinics can now legally stock prescription only medications (POMs) such as botulinum toxin and hyaluronidase on premises.
An Edinburgh clinic has become the first in Scotland to sign up with Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS) under new legislation designed to safeguard people undergoing cosmetic and aesthetic treatments.
The regulator for independent healthcare services in Scotland, Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS), has published its first inspection reports of independent clinics, following the introduction of mandatory registration in April 2017.
Following its announcement to support the reopening of medical aesthetic clinics, the Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) has further clarified what it considers to be an appropriate premises or clinic to deliver medically-related aesthetic treatments.
Cosmetic doctor Dr Nestor Demosthenous has opened a new aesthetic clinic in Edinburgh.
Aesthetic clinics are being cautioned against marketing their intravenous nutritional therapy (IVNT) services as a method of prevention and protection against coronavirus.
Government-approved register of accredited practitioners, Save Face, has recieved 80 complaints of private procedures being promoted on social media, despite current government guidelines to social distance.
Today the chair of the Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) Professor David Sines and aesthetic nurse prescriber Sue Ibrahim took part in a debate regarding the regulation in the aesthetics specialty on the BBC Radio 4’s consumer affairs programme You & Yours.
General practitioners working in Dubai have been granted authorisation to practice minor cosmetic procedures following training for the first time.