LPA and EMP support for IPL and Laser Clinics in Wales, and help with Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) Registration

In Wales, 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 Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW).

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

One of the requirements of the Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) 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 Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) and includes the following:

LPA Support

As required by HIW 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 HIW 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 Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) Registration

If you are not yet registered with the Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) we can also provide a registration service which includes:-

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

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