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How becoming self-sufficient can improve non-surgical and surgical outcomes

Learning curves rarely end after surgeons and practitioners qualify and, with the introduction of new innovations and procedures, they will continue to persist throughout their careers. This is far...

Mental health and moral injury among nurses: practical self-compassionate care to alleviate the psychological impact of COVID-19

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses were typically regarded as being at high risk of experiencing exhaustion, autoimmune disease and even suicidal ideation (Lamb et al, 2020). With many...

Preparing for Care Quality Commission registration as an aesthetic practitioner

When a practitioner is embarking on the journey of CQC registration or preparing for a rating inspection, they will be required to present evidence to assure the inspector of the firm governance that...

‘Rather, ten times, die in the surf, heralding the way to a new world, than stand idly on the shore’: saying goodbye to 2020

While 2020 will be remembered for a considerable amount of negative reasons, it has to be said that there has also been a lot of good throughout the year..

The rationale for the newly launched Clinical Advisory Group

The Joint Council of Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) is a charitable organisation. It is a recognised self-regulator of the non-surgical aesthetic industry in the UK, and the point of access for the...

The importance of a holistic approach in aesthetic nursing

While aesthetic nurses do not work in a traditional healthcare setting, we are still, first and foremost, nurses. The four themes of the Nursing and Midwifery Council's (NMC) Code (NMC, 2019) say that...

The global annus horribilis

Nurses in aesthetics are predominately female, self-employed and often work part-time to fit in with family and childcare. The BACN short survey found that 63% of its members worked less than 35 hours...

Getting to know an unlikely bunch: part two

It is common knowledge that, since its creation, the JCCP was asked to be inclusive of all professions and bring about the same standards and regulations for both health professionals and beauty...

The changing face of education during a global pandemic

Venturing back to basics, authors have put forward a vast array of learning styles, with Coffield et al (2014) suggesting that more than 70 have been identified. For simplicity%s sake, I prefer the...

A professional approach to personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic

» Lip treatments, or any involvement of the mouth, must always be considered a high-risk treatment. Combined treatments that involve the lips and other areas are probably the highest risk by virtue of...

Experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic from five aesthetic practitioners

My clinic—West Room Aesthetics—had been open for just 6 weeks before being closed for lockdown..

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