LPA and EMP support for IPL and Laser Clinics in Northern Ireland, and help with Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Registration

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In Northern Ireland, all clinics / salons offering IPL and laser treatments for Hair Removal, Skin Rejuvenation, Thread Vein Treatment, Tattoo Removal etc, are legally required to register with the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA).

Laser Protection Advisor (LPA) and Expert Medical Practitioner (EMP) Support

One of the requirements of the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) registration is that an LPA is contracted to the clinic to provide a safe system of work (ie local rules) and ongoing safety advice.

An EMP is also required, whose role it is to provide medical protocols and ongoing medical advice.

Our LPA /EMP service provides the solution to the requirements of the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) and includes the following:

LPA Support

As required by RQIA including:

  • A yearly inspection and audit of the site
  • Provision of Local Rules
  • Provision of a Risk Assessment and Action Plan for the premises
  • Ongoing support

EMP Support

As required by RQIA including:

  • Provision of Medical Protocols for each type of treatment
  • Advice regarding contra-indications and adverse reactions
  • Ongoing support

Policies and Procedures

A complete set of policies and procedures is provided

Help with Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Registration

If you are not yet registered with the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) we can also provide a registration service which includes:-

  • Extensive assistance with Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) registration including:
    • Help with filling in all RQIA forms
    • Advice on supporting documentation; what to do and when to do it.
  • We provide you with policies and procedures as required for Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) registration, including
    • Statement of purpose
    • Clients / patients guide
    • IPL / laser safety policy
  • Ongoing support throughout the process of registration

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