Regulation of Independent Clinics and Cosmetic Interventions meetings: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested

You requested all correspondence, emails and minutes relating to the "Scottish Cosmetics lnterspecialty Expert Group" and the "Cosmetic Interventions" group from January 1st 2019 to the present day (12/09/19).

Including all correspondence with references to the "regulation" of private cosmetic surgery.

And including all minutes, emails and correspondence with references to "Social Marketing" in relation to cosmetic procedures and the "Pretty Smart" concept and "Fly In Fly Out" surgeons.


1. I enclose a copy of all of the information you requested with redactions for personal information and a link to the GMO letter referred to and which is avavaible on the SHOW website:

Please note that we only retain papers that pertain to the official record and that the meeting due to be held in June 2019 was cancelled due to the chair being on holiday.

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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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