The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) has reported an increase in demand of 60-70% for virtual consultations, but urges patients and surgeons not to place convenience over safety.
PCR test provider and aesthetic practice chain VIVO Clinic has launched a travel information portal to assist with international trips to and from the UK.
Pharmaceutical company mesoestetic has launched a new online training programme for aesthetic practitioners.
UK aesthetic product distributor Harpar Grace has donated a total of 540 iS Clinical products, worth more than £8,500, to NHS frontline workers across the country.
Aesthetic practitioner Dr Daniel Hunt has opened two new aesthetic clinics, Imperial Aesthetics, located in Harley Street, London and Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire. They were set to launch earlier on in the year but the openings were delayed due to COVID-19.
The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) has released statistics indicating that during COVID-19, 59% of healthcare workers seen in occupational skin disease clinics have been affected by irritant contact dermatitis, due to increased PPE use and frequent hand washing.
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 new survey has shed light on the significant impact of COVID-19, with 49% of aesthetic practitioners reporting that they risk going out of business as a result of the pandemic.
Insurance provider Hamilton Fraser Cosmetic Insurance is undertaking a survey to understand the impact of COVID-19 on medical aesthetic practitioners and to share best practice advice.
Cosmetic clinic River Aesthetics has added fat reduction treatment CoolSculpting to their Canford Cliffs clinic in Dorset.