Posts tagged “Prof Stephen Powis”

NHS officials call for a ban on celebrity diet adverts

February 5th, 2019
NHS officials call for a ban on celebrity diet adverts

NHS officials are calling for a ban on celebrity adverts for diet aids. NHS medical director, Prof Stephen Powis, is encouraging social media companies to ban adverts and promotions for products including slimming teas and diet pills. Describing the social media adverts, which can be found plastered across sites like Instagram, as “damaging,” Prof Powis […]

Superdrug confirms more rigorous mental health assessments for customers seeking Botox treatment

January 22nd, 2019
Superdrug confirms more rigorous mental health assessments for customers seeking Botox treatment

High street beauty store, Superdrug, has confirmed that it will introduce more rigorous mental health assessments before providing customers with cosmetic treatments like Botox. The move comes after the chain was criticised by the NHS when it introduced Botox and dermal filler treatment in 2018. When Superdrug launched the services, NHS England representatives were quick […]

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