Appendix One: Documents and additional evidence referenced by respondents
Guidance and frameworks
Cosmetic Practice Standards Authority Supervision Matrix
Department of Health and Social Care, Before you have a cosmetic procedure, 2019, available at:
General Medical Council, Good practice in prescribing and managing medicines and devices
GPhC Guidance for pharmacist providers Nov 2019
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
Review of the Regulation of Cosmetic Interventions, 2013
Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland, Briefing Note BN030
Royal Society for Public Health, Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention and Control for Special Procedures Practitioners
Save Face – a national register of Accredited practitioners who provide non-surgical cosmetic treatments
Skins and Needles, 2019
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:
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.
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