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Practise what you preach and think before you post

This brings me to the main issue that I firmly believe needs addressing, in that there is a growing concern in the aesthetic industry about the increase of over-sexualised and provocative images that...

2020: is there a change in the air for aesthetic practice?

» At the last BACN conference, a vote by members showed overwhelming support for the motion that BACN members would not prescribe or train non-medical practitioners « .

Training in aesthetics and the future landscape

» There is momentum towards tighter regulation and registration of competencies within the industry and the JCCP register is just one example of this « .

Nursing is an art and a science: the year of the nurse and midwife

The year 2020 sees the 200th celebration of Florence Nightingale's birth. Nightingale, leader, icon and pioneer was born in 1820 and died aged 90 in 1910. She is seen as the philosophical founder of...

‘Tis the season to be busy…

While we are nurses first and foremost, we are also businesspeople and have businesses to run. Christmas is an opportunity to meet, greet, treat and retain existing patients and open doors to new...

Respecting duty of care and patient safety when training and prescribing

‘All prescribers must take individual responsibility for their prescribing decisions and should recognise that there are certain areas of practice where remote prescribing is unlikely to be...

The aesthetics journey: prescribing and the new practitioner

Much is documented regarding the practices of prescribing in aesthetics (both in relation to a clinician's own patients and when prescribing for others). Equally, there is guidance available for...

A helping hand in aesthetic challenges: professional practice and overcoming hurdles

Once I became a member of the BACN, I found the organisation to be a vibrant association whose aim was to assist and help its members in their clinical practice, as well as with all associated...

Back to basics: stepping into aesthetics and continuing professional development

Nurses often choose their profession as a career path as they have a desire to make a difference, care for others, use their clinical skills and spend quality time interacting with people. However,...

Misleading or misinformed? Investigations into irresponsible advertising

Recently, the JCCP brought three complaints of advertising malpractice to the attention of the ASA. The ASA reported that the points raised across each of the three complaints were considered prima...

Practice standard for the management of dermal filler complications

To be competent to administer dermal fillers, professionals must ensure that they are able to:.

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.

What's included

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  • Practice management advice

  • Professional education

  • Cosmetic industry insights

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