AN Edinburgh-based cosmetic nurse is celebrating her continued success after landing a prestigious industry award.
Jackie Partridge, who runs the multi-award winning Dermal Clinic, took home the coveted title of Best Independent Nurse Prescriber at The Look Awards 2016, which recognise the top health, beauty, aesthetics and business talent across Scotland.
Jackie, who has managed Dermal Clinic alongside her husband Jarrod since 2007, can add the honour to an already impressive list of accolades.
She was named Best Cosmetic Nurse at the 2015 Scottish Medical Cosmetic Awards and was awarded Bronze for Best Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner in the UK at the 2015 Aesthetic Awards,.
Jackie also sits on the Healthcare Improvement Scotland programme board as a representative from the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses (BACN).
Jackie said: “I am absolutely thrilled to have won the Best Independent Nurse Prescriber award at The Look Awards.
“At Dermal Clinic, we aim to provide a wide range of services to suit every individual and we work hard to provide the highest quality and safest customer care possible.
“That’s why it is so pleasing and a real honour to have our efforts recognised in this way.
“We were delighted to be a part of the event and to celebrate all the excellent work that is happening in the aesthetic and cosmetic industry.”
Jackie’s role with Healthcare Improvement Scotland meant she played a key role in guiding the introduction of new legislation to require independent clinics – which provide non-surgical cosmetic procedures such as Botox, dermal fillers, laser eye surgery as well as private midwives and private dental care professionals amongst others – to register. The cosmetic nurse is also in demand for her expertise in the sector – in April she presented and demonstrated to 350 doctors, nurses and dentists at an Aesthetics Academy held at the Royal College of Physicians in London.
Dermal Clinic, located in Church Hill Place, specialises in providing advice, solutions and services – covering plastic surgery consultations, weight loss, facial aesthetics and beauty treatments. To date, it has picked up more than 20 awards, including Silver in the Best Clinic in UK at the Aesthetic Awards.