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Non-surgical cosmetic procedures regulation: consultation analysis - final report

Independent analysis of the responses to our consultation on the regulation of non-surgical cosmetic procedures, which ran in 2020.


Appendix One: Documents and additional evidence referenced by respondents

Guidance and frameworks

Cosmetic Practice Standards Authority Supervision Matrix

http://www.cosmeticstandards.org.uk/uploads/1/0/6/2/106271141/20180103_cpsa_supervision_matrix_final.pdf

Department of Health and Social Care, Before you have a cosmetic procedure, 2019, available at:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/cosmetic-procedures/before-you-have-a-cosmetic-procedure/

General Medical Council, Good practice in prescribing and managing medicines and devices

https://www.gmc-uk.org/ethical-guidance/ethical-guidance-for-doctors/prescribing-and-managing-medicines-and-devices/

GPhC Guidance for pharmacist providers Nov 2019

https://www.pharmacyregulation.org/sites/default/files/document/in-practice-guidance-for-pharmacist-prescribers-february-2020.pdf

JCCP guidelines on prescribing https://www.jccp.org.uk/ckfinder/userfiles/files/Prescribing%20Statement_.pdf

NHS Health Education England, Qualification requirements for delivery of cosmetic procedures: Non-surgical cosmetic interventions and hair restoration surgery, 2015

https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/non-surgical-cosmetic-procedures

Review of the Regulation of Cosmetic Interventions, 2013

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/192028/Review_of_the_Regulation_of_Cosmetic_Interventions.pdf

Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland, Briefing Note BN030

https://www.rehis.com/sites/default/files/bn030_skin_piercing_and_tattooing.pdf

Royal Society for Public Health, Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention and Control for Special Procedures Practitioners

https://www.rsph.org.uk/qualification/level-2-award-in-infection-prevention-and-control-for-special-procedures-practitioners.html

Save Face – a national register of Accredited practitioners who provide non-surgical cosmetic treatments

https://www.saveface.co.uk/

Skins and Needles, 2019

https://www.rsph.org.uk/our-work/policy/infection-control/skins-and-needles.html

Literature relating to the potential harm of non-surgical cosmetic procedures

Koh IS and Lee W (2019) Filler complications: filler-induced hypersensitivity reactions, granuloma, necrosis, and blindness , Singapore: Springer (e-book)

Liu L, Yin M, Liu S et al. (2020) Facial filler causes stroke after development of cerebral fat embolism The Lancet 395(10222): 449.

Nuffield Council on Bioethics (2017) Cosmetic procedures: ethical issues, available at: http://nuffieldbioethics.org/project/cosmetic-procedures.

Nuffield Council on Bioethics (2015) Review of the evidence of harms caused by the use of nontherapeutic cosmetic procedures, available at:

https://www.nuffieldbioethics.org/assets/pdfs/Cosmetic-procedures-Review-of-harms-caused-by-cosmetic-procedures.pdf

Rayess HM, Svider PF, Hanba C et al. (2018) A cross-sectional analysis of adverse events and litigation for injectable fillers JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery 20(3): 207-14.

Urdiales-Gálvez F, Delgado NE, Figueiredo V et al. (2018) Treatment of soft tissue filler complications: expert consensus recommendations Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 42(2): 498-510.

Wang LL, Thomas WW, and Friedman O (2018) Granuloma formation secondary to silicone injection for soft-tissue augmentation in facial cosmetics: mechanisms and literature review Ear, Nose & Throat Journal 97(1-2): E46-E51.

Contact

Email: cosmetics.consultation@gov.scot

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