Aesthetic Nursing Section Editor – The PMFA Journal

Independent nurse prescriber Anna Baker provides a nurse-led cosmetic non-surgical and dermatology clinic based at The Nuffield Health Hospital in Cheltenham. With a special interest in dermatology, she is qualified to provide photodynamic therapy to treat non-melanoma skin lesions. Anna is a member of The British Dermatological Nursing Association, The Royal College of Nursing and The Association of Nurse Prescribers. Anna has a keen interest in anatomy and is pursing post-graduate studies at Keele University specializing in facial anatomy. She coordinates an accredited independent bespoke facial anatomy teaching course especially for medical professionals providing non-surgical rejuvenation.

JOURNAL REVIEWED: Journal of Aesthetic Nursing – Dec 2014 (ongoing)

Latest Contribution


The author advocates that aesthetic nurses are potentially well placed to offer patients the opportunity to engage in conversations relating to intimate visible differences, proposing the use of an EX-PLISSIT model of interaction (Davis & Taylor, 2006). This is a...

Lower facial rejuvenation

The author outlines the anatomical changes of the lower face in meticulous detail, supported by current literature, and accurately describes the senescent skeletal and deep fat compartment changes of the mid face and how these can impact on the presentation...

Non-medical prescribing within the context of aesthetic practice

The article forms part of a series as a detailed discussion of the legal and professional considerations and boundaries for non-medical prescribing for aesthetic nurses. The history of nurse-prescribing is explored, highlighting the professional accountability outlined by the Nursing and...