A survey conducted by Glowday, a marketplace where potential patients can find, review and book medically-qualified practitioners for non-surgical aesthetic treatments, found that 38% of 2,000 respondents were unsure how safe aesthetic treatments were and 34% thought that treatments were too dangerous.
The UK Government has published an independent inquiry into the malpractice of former plastic surgeon Ian Paterson, who was convicted to 20 years in prison after being found guilty of wounding with intent.
River Aesthetics, founded by aesthetic practitioners Dr Victoria Manning and Dr Charlotte Woodward, has partnered with aesthetic and surgical clinic ComseSurge, based at 51 Harley Street in London.
The UK Government has published an independent inquiry into the malpractice of former XXX surgeon Ian Paterson, who was convicted to 20 years in prison after being found guilty of wounding with intent.
Pharmaceutical company Sinclair Pharma has announced its Silhouette Soft sutures will now have an 18-month shelf life as opposed to its previous 12 months; an increase of 50%.
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.
The Independent Healthcare Advisory Services (IHAS) has confirmed its plans to establish an independent Governance Group to oversee the government-backed Register of Injectable Cosmetic Providers, Treatments You Can Trust. Speaking to key industry members at the Laing and Buisson Cosmetic Surgery and Treatments conference last week, Sally Taber, director of the IHAS, discussed the crucial role that the Governance Group will have in ensuring patient protection.
This morning the long awaited government response to the Keogh report was released.
Independent cosmetic advisory scheme Treatments You Can Trust has announced Baroness Morris of Bolton as its new chair.
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.