BME Teachers Facing Endemic Racism, Says NASUWT…

Twice the number of black and minority ethnic (BME) teachers (31 per cent) compared to their white counterparts are reported to have experienced discrimination in the workplace in the last 12 months, according to research from NASUWT.  The union states their ‘Annual Big Question’ survey shows “widespread inequality of treatment” and affirms that such discrimination is risking BME presence in the teacher workforce, which is already under-represented in … Continue reading BME Teachers Facing Endemic Racism, Says NASUWT…

NAHT Confirms School Leaders’ Opposed To Grammar School Openings

Government plans on extended selection and opening new grammar schools have been rejected by school leaders across England, according to the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT). With data collected by the union in September stating that 80 per cent of NAHT members are opposed to the opening of new grammar schools, written evidence compiled … Continue reading NAHT Confirms School Leaders’ Opposed To Grammar School Openings

Aesthetics Journal: BAD Launches Skin Support Website

The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) has launched an online psychological support service for people who suffer from various skin conditions. Skin Support, which was awarded a three-year grant by The Department of Health Innovation, Excellence & Strategic Development Fund, provides links and information on self-help, support groups and patient information leaflets. Dr David Edey, … Continue reading Aesthetics Journal: BAD Launches Skin Support Website

Aesthetics Journal: Murad And AAD Partner For Child Sun Safety

Luxury skincare brand Murad and the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) have announced their partnership in creating a program to protect children from UV rays when playing in public parks.  ‘Shade America’, a program that will build shelters and shade structures in playgrounds across the US, will also aim to provide around one million children … Continue reading Aesthetics Journal: Murad And AAD Partner For Child Sun Safety

Aesthetics Journal: Revance Therapeutics Commences Botulinum Toxin Topical Gel Trial For Canthal Lines

Biopharmaceutical company Revance Therapeutics has begun a phase 3 study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a topical drug candidate for the treatment of lateral canthal lines. Biopharmaceutical company Revance Therapeutics has begun a phase 3 study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a topical drug candidate for the treatment of lateral canthal … Continue reading Aesthetics Journal: Revance Therapeutics Commences Botulinum Toxin Topical Gel Trial For Canthal Lines

Aesthetics Journal: Allergan And Intas Pharmaceuticals In Agreement After Trademark Debate

US pharmaceutical company Allergan has entered into a settlement with Indian manufacturer Intas Pharmaceuticals on the use of the trademarks ‘Botox’ and ‘BTX-A’ for botulinum toxin. The court order, which was issued on September 9 in the Delhi High Court, stated, “The defendant (Intas Pharmaceuticals) has acknowledged the plaintiff’s (Allergan) exclusive rights in respect of … Continue reading Aesthetics Journal: Allergan And Intas Pharmaceuticals In Agreement After Trademark Debate

Aesthetics Journal: Novan Therapeutics Announces Success Of Acne Nitric-Oxide Based Drug

Biotechnology company Novan Therapeutics has announced that it has received encouraging results from a phase 2b study analysing a nitric-oxide topical gel candidate drug.  SB204, which is the company’s leading drug candidate for the treatment of acne vulgaris, was used in the trial and produced significant results on inflammatory and non-inflammatory lesions at week 12 … Continue reading Aesthetics Journal: Novan Therapeutics Announces Success Of Acne Nitric-Oxide Based Drug

Aesthetics Journal: BAAPS Launching Fellowship Training Programmes

The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) is launching a series of fully-funded fellowships for trainees looking to develop a career in aesthetic surgery. The fellowships come as a study, which was presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of BAAPS by trainee member Mr Reza Nassab, claimed that funding for reconstructive surgery on the NHS … Continue reading Aesthetics Journal: BAAPS Launching Fellowship Training Programmes

Aesthetics Journal – On The Scene: EF Medispa Clinic Opening, London

Medical spa chain EF Medispa invited aesthetic professionals and patients to the opening of their fourth London clinic on Admirals Way, Canary Wharf on October 8. Attendees were welcomed with a drinks and canapé reception, followed by the opportunity to experience the clinics new ‘Drip and Chill’ IV infusion treatment within the locations ‘Drip and … Continue reading Aesthetics Journal – On The Scene: EF Medispa Clinic Opening, London