The Westminster Hall will debate the regulation of non-surgical cosmetic procedures on Tuesday February 12 from 11-11:30am.
A statement by the Association for Cosmetic Practitioners Britain (ACPB) has been released today in response to the recent Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners' (JCCP) announcement to only allow healthcare professionals onto Part 1 of the JCCP Practitioner Register.
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 Medical and Aesthetic Training Academy (MATA) has launched two new postgraduate level qualifications on injectables named the ‘Certificate in Clinical Aesthetic Injectable Therapies’ and the ‘Diploma in Clinical Aesthetic Injectable Therapies’.
The Joint Council of Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) has appointed new technology partners to assist with data collection.
Aesthetic practitioner Dr Michael Aicken has released a statement confirming his support for training beauty therapists and other non-medical professionals in aesthetic injectables but Aesthetics Clinical Advisory Board members have disagreed with his views.
On May 4 Dr Selena Langdon, aesthetic practitioner and representative of industry group Keep Medical Aesthetics Medical (KMAM), and the founder of the Safety in Beauty campaign, Antonia Mariconda, met with prime minister Theresa May.
Industry Qualifications (IQ), that provides certification of people and organisations to national and international standards, has awarded the first Ofqual regulated qualifications for 'Injectables in Aesthetic Medicine' at level 7.
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 national petition to make dermal fillers prescription only and the relevant insurance required to access them mandatory has been launched by the Joint Council of Cosmetic Practitioner (JCCP).