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Let's get social with the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses (BACN)!

» The BACN has just started a new three-part series on social media. ‘The Power of Paperless’ Instagram Lives are in partnership with Aesthetic Nurse Software. The series will discuss everything...

Cosmetic procedures: the supply of medicines to safeguard consumer health and wellbeing

» Instruments within the Human Medicines Regulations (2012) in England permit medical prescribers—doctors and dentists included—to obtain prescription medicines on a ‘wholesale’ basis, where the...

Patient emotional and psychological safety

BDD is characterised by a preoccupation with an imagined defect in one's appearance, or in the case of a slight physical anomaly, the person's concern is markedly excessive. BDD is characterised by...

Updates from the BACN

‘Working in the NHS you're part of a huge organisation that not only provides safe, evidence based practice, but a community of peers whom you look up to and learn from. Working privately in your...

Setting the record straight : the next steps for licensing in England's aesthetics sector

» [The enactment of a new licencing scheme for non-surgical cosmetic procedures in England] is crucial, as when performed badly, procedures can cause infection, allergic reactions, disfigurement,...

Gambling with aesthetics: the hidden challenges of illicit advertising

» A number of practitioners choose to promote the use of prescription-only medicines (POMs) through advertising and social media channels, although all prescription-only medicines are regulated in...

Ready for spring at the BACN

With spring well and truly upon us, here at the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses (BACN) we have had a busy and productive start to 2023, preparing for another exciting year ahead. Our national...

Is Instagram encouraging skin infections? Here are four pillars for nurses to follow

It seems like common sense, but the practitioner can act as an infection threat if they themselves are not adhering to the fundamentals of healthcare protocols. Instagram has made the industry...

Peplau's theory of interpersonal relations and its applications in aesthetic nursing

Using Peplau's Interpersonal Theory, the psychological aspect of the patients can be addressed. Peplau is an advocate of allocating quality time with a patient so that practitioners can surmise their...

There is no ‘I’ in team: how to support coworkers through their mental health struggles

The NHS defines mental illnesses, or mental health disorders, as various conditions that affect an individual’s mood, behaviour, feelings, thoughts and how they interact with others. This can affect...

Aesthetic nurse titles

So what exactly is a medical aesthetician and moreover, who and what is the nurse aesthetician? How do we portray ourselves and more importantly how does the public identify with a nurse practising in...

The JCCP outlines its strategic priorities for public protection in 2023

» The JCCP will continue to work closely with its appointed key opinion leaders and with its corporate partners to build on a shared commitment to ‘to enhance patient safety and public protection...

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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