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Laser safety – do you think you are safe?

The author explains the importance of proper qualifications and training to ensure both patients and practitioners are protected. Safety concerns For those working with lasers, safety must be everyone’s concern. We should all be checking equipment and safety glasses routinely,...

Quality Patient Care and Safety Updates and Innovations

SEASON 2020: Inaugural Congress of the Science Enhanced Anatomy Safety Outcomes Network

SEASON 2020, the inaugural conference of the Science Enhanced Anatomy Safety Outcomes Network, in collaboration with the 3rd congress of the Global Aesthetics Alliance, will take place at the Royal College of Physicians in London, a historical landmark, inspiring testament...

BAS webinar: Essential Blueprint for re-opening your clinic after lockdown

The British Association of Sclerotherapists will bring together a body of experts to lay out a blueprint for reopening clinics after lockdown.

COVID-19 unlock and aesthetic medicine: response from BCAM

The SARS-COV2 virus and the associated COVID-19 disease have caused immense social, financial and personal strain. But now we are taking the first tentative steps to exit the phase 1 lockdown.

A Reaction to the ‘Keogh Report’

In April 2013, the British Government’s report on regulation and safety issues in the cosmetic surgery sector was produced, authored by NHS Medical Director Prof Sir Bruce Keogh. The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the British Association of...

Edinburgh cosmetic doctor fundraises for local NHS workers

Regular contributor to The PMFA Journal, Dr Nestor Demosthenous, has created a JustGiving page to generate support for Edinburgh and Lothians' healthcare workers currently at the forefront of the COVID-19 response.

Hollywood plastic surgeon turned inventor is changing how we view our patients

Safety in Cosmetic Surgery has taken a quantum leap with the introduction of the IC 360 camera system, now available in the UK, at The Chelmsford Day Surgery Centre. Preop evaluation, patient education and understanding, and outcome are far more...

Dubai Derma 2021

While the 2020 meeting was originally postponed until June, the decision has now been made to postpone until 2021. "With the recent development of COVID -19 pandemic and as all of the global businesses are going through a challenging phase,...

Face Eyes Nose 2014

Non-surgical facial aesthetics symposium The non-surgical facial aesthetics symposium provided a stimulating and interesting programme, comprised of a faculty of expert consultant plastic surgeons & cosmetic doctors. The course director, Mr Rana Das Gupta commenced the day and introduced the...

Raising the bar for safer cosmetic surgery in the UK – part 2

In the second of a two-part article (see Part 1 here) Professor James Frame, from the Anglia Ruskin University, gives us his opinion on what needs to be done to improve cosmetic surgery and patient safety in the UK. Medical...