Lincoln Laser Skincare

Lasers, IPLs and the law

The Care Standards Act 2000 requires any person or business providing treatments using lasers or Intense Pulsed Light systems (IPL or LHE) to:

The law Display a Certificate of Registration with the Care Quality Commission (formerly the Healthcare Commission) or Care Commission in Scotland. Regulations that should be followed:

- Comply with the Regulations and Standards

- Be inspected by the Care Quality Commission (formerly the Healthcare Commission)

- Any Laser/IPL provider that is not registered is operating illegally and may be operating without valid insurance.

You should ask any laser/IPL provider that you are considering:

- Are you registered with the Care Quality Commission (formerly the Healthcare Commission) as required by CSA2000?

- Do you have a certificate of registration?

- Have you been inspected by the Care Quality Commission (formerly the Healthcare Commission)?

- Will I be able to see a copy of the inspection report?

- Do you have a Client's Guide that I can look at?

You also have a right to enquire of the NCSC/ Care Quality Commission (formerly the Healthcare Commission) whether any laser/IPL provider is registered and whether they are complying with the requirements of the Act.

Lincoln Laser Skincare are registered with the Care Quality Commission (formerly known as the Healthcare Commission).

The Care Quality Commission (formerly the Healthcare Commission) is the Government regulator for NHS and Private facilities offering medical, cosmetic and laser/IPL/LHE procedures. They govern and inspect registered facilities.