Following the recent lockdown in England, a number of aesthetic training courses were put on hold.
Laser manufacturer Lynton has launched a VTCT Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention.
The British Medical Laser Association (BMLA) has released a new guidance document on the resumption of laser and intense pulsed light (IPL) services post COVID-19 lockdown.
Many aesthetic training companies are planning to resume live clinical training for treatments such as injectables from July 4 with new COVID-19 safety measures in place.
The General Medical Council (GMC) has provided advice to the Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) on returning to work post-COVID-19.
Cosmetic Insure, Enhance Insurance and Hamilton Fraser Cosmetic Insurance have released statements on medical malpractice insurance following the relaxation of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions.
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.
Aesthetic clinic chains the Private Clinic and Cosmetics Skin Clinic have offered up their teams to help as volunteers to administer the AstraZeneca vaccine.
The Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) has released a statement clarifying its stance on practitioners offering treatments that currently fall outside the remit of the body.
The Department of Health (DoH) has clarified that its new COVID-19 regulations do not apply to medical aesthetics.