UK government opens consultation on licence to improve safety of Botox and filler treatments

By Amanda Pauley | Published: 4-Sep-2023

The UK government is asking for feedback on its new proposed licensing scheme for aesthetic treatments in England

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Plans to potentially ban unlicensed providers of Botox and dermal fillers in England have been opened up for consultation by the UK government. 

The Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) is seeking views on how to make non-surgical cosmetic procedures such as Botox, fillers and laser treatments safer for consumers.

This is the government’s first-ever consultation on treatments.

It will be used to shape a new licensing scheme for practitioners and cosmetic businesses which operate in England. 

The proposals will include

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