New coronavirus lockdown rules published by Public Health England on Friday afternoon state that providers of cosmetic, aesthetic and wellness treatments are not permitted to reopen until further notice.
Prominent aesthetic and cosmetic associations have come together with the aim of improving safety for patients undergoing non-surgical cosmetic interventions.
The chair of the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses (BACN), Sharon Bennett, has released a statement regarding today’s launch of the Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) and the Cosmetic Practice Standards Authority (CPSA).
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.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has recommended that aesthetic nurses seeking advice on reopening their clinics should refer to guidance issued by the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses (BACN) and accredited voluntary registers, the Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) and Save Face.
New technology will be in place from January 31 to monitor advertisements on social media relating to the promotion of prescription-only medicines (POMs) such as botulinum toxin.
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.
The Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) has signed a memorandum of understanding with a number of regulating bodies, which it says is aimed at working towards an improvement in public safety within aesthetics in 2019.
On July 31, the Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) held a board meeting to discuss the possibility of restricting entry to the practitioner register for those who want to inject toxins and dermal fillers.
Superdrug has launched the Skin Renew Service, which will provide anti-wrinkle and skin rejuvenation injectable treatments.