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The importance of prescribing

Being an independent nurse prescriber has become increasingly important for nurses who work within medical aesthetics, for both the welfare of our patients and for our patient management..

Continuing the journey towards the achievement of public protection, safeguarding and regulatory oversight

As we proceed into 2024 we are becoming increasingly aware that the Westminster Government is engaging actively to consult on how best to design and implement a new system of licensing laws across...

Insuring aesthetic excellence: navigating the evolving landscape of aesthetic insurance in the UK

The JCCP and Hamilton Fraser have applauded the Government for taking the first key step to enforce statutory regulation of the non-surgical aesthetics sector in England. It has always been our shared...

The rise of regenerative aesthetics

» Regenerative medicine is reshaping the aesthetic landscape, offering innovative solutions that extend beyond solely cosmetic enhancements « .

The JCCP's response to the DHSC licensing of non-surgical cosmetic procedures first consultation paper

» The JCCP has been unequivocal in its response and has advised that all aesthetic procedures that are considered to be invasive, complex or present with a higher risk of complications should be...

I am a BACN Nurse

» It doesn't matter if you are new to medical aesthetics or have been practising for years. Our values, ethics and competencies are underpinned by the desire to deliver high quality, patient-centred...

The BACN response to the DHSC consultation

»The Code does not place restrictions or limits on tasks, treatments or the practices of nurses. Therefore, any person who seeks information from a registered nurse, whether they embark on treatment...

The advantages and challenges associated with the Government's legislation for the aesthetics sector in England

» Social media is a platform that many practitioners within the aesthetics sector use to showcase and promote enviable lifestyles. This has served to breed avarice, encouraging others to seek out...

Towards a specialist practitioner in aesthetic nursing

» A training course which instructs on where and how much to inject to achieve a given outcome, even a course which includes a few hours of e-learning, is bound to set up a degree of cognitive...

The Government's consultation on ‘the licensing of non-surgical cosmetic procedures in England’

Readers will remember that following a rigorous campaign with regulators, Ministers, MPs, Members of the House of Lords, with national policy influencers and with fellow partner organizations the JCCP...

Notes from a successful conference

»The substance and the content of the live demonstrations, panel discussions and presentations covered a host of topics pertinent to medical aesthetic practice. This year, the academic and practical...

Recommendations for the scope of the Department of Health and Social Care review of licensing in England–the case for redefining the more invasive procedures as ‘surgical’

» The cosmetic sector is dynamic, creative, and resourceful, but it is readily abused. The advent of new products and new procedures, or the varying use and application of old ones, can be a...

Why choose Journal of Aesthetic Nursing?

Journal of Aesthetic Nursing is the peer-reviewed journal at the forefront of medical aesthetics. We share clinical expertise, practical guidance and professional mentorship to help you develop skills and improve your practice.

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