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The benefits of nursing work in the cosmetic surgery industry

The benefits of nursing work in the cosmetic surgery industry

Advancements in cosmetic surgery, as well a demand from an ageing population has led to a marked increase in people seeking plastic surgery and other cosmetic treatments. With the increase comes a need for increasingly skilled nurses to care for patients both in the operating room and in aftercare.

Department of Health Responds to Keogh Review on Regulation of Cosmetic Interventions But Many Find it Lacking

Today saw the long awaited response by the Department of Health to the Review of the Regulation of Cosmetic Interventions in England, published by NHS Medical Director Professor Sir Bruce Keogh and his team back in April 2013. The government was keen to thank Sir Bruce and noted that it agreed with the overwhelming majority of the review?s findings and recommendations. However, sentiment of solid action is sadly lacking from the points made within the response. joins the debate on Cosmetic Injectables and non-medically qualified people

Sally Taber responds to the CTIA's stance that Aesthetic Therapists are the "best practitioners" for the job when it comes to cosmetic injectables

Bogus Nurses - Some cosmetic injectable providers not NMC registered finds BACN

It recently came to the attention of The BACN that there are practitioners who have busy and successful clinics who claim to be nurses but are not, and never have been, registered with the NMC. It concerns us that they have been trained and receive supplies and their qualifications have not been checked or challenged.

Podcast: Remote prescribing - is it allowed?

In this podcast Adrian Richards talks to Ron Myers from The Consulting Room about remote prescribing, a controversial issue within the Aesthetics industry.

NMC Cracks Down on Nurse Who Faked Botox Prescriptions

Louise Whiteman, a Nurse from Lichfield, Staffordshire has received an official warning from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) for falsifying Doctors notes so she could obtain an increased supply of vials of prescription only botulinum toxin products for her beauty business.

NMC Clarifies Legal Guidelines For Nurses Using Remote Prescribing Services

Any nurse following a remotely issued direction to administer an injectable cosmetic drug is going against their governing body's advice. All nurses are accountable to the NMC for their actions and must practice within its guidelines.