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.
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.
The Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) has created two new sub-parties that aim to develop the JCCP register and provide a framework for education, training and accreditation.
The Department of Health (DoH) has clarified that its new COVID-19 regulations do not apply to medical aesthetics.
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.
Evidence for the inquiry into non-surgical cosmetic procedures in the UK must be submitted to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Beauty, Aesthetics and Wellbeing (APPG BAW) by July 17.
The Association of Cosmetic Practitioners of Britain (ACPB) has been approved by the Charities Commission, meaning that it now has official charity status with registered charity number 1184629.
Prominent aesthetic and cosmetic associations have come together with the aim of improving safety for patients undergoing non-surgical cosmetic interventions.
Today the Government announced that the resuming of close contact services such as facial cosmetic treatments that were due to resume in England tomorrow will be postponed until at least August 15.
A new report on the regulation of cosmetic treatments in the UK has been released urging the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to introduce legislation that requires mandatory licensing of all cosmetic treatments.