Hospitals & Clinics
Hospitals, clinics, CCGs, health centres, doctors’ surgeries etc. may advertise subject to demonstration of their “suitable credentials” as listed in BCAP Code Rule 11.9.
Factual claims made for operations and treatments must be supported by satisfactory evidence and may be referred to Radiocentre’s medical consultant/s. Evidence required should take the form of published clinical trials from reputable medical journals.
As a guideline, the following operations and treatments have been cleared for broadcast (following qualified medical advice and subject to certain restrictions on the claims made):
- tattoo removal by laser;
- skin resurfacing by laser;
- hair removal by laser;
- liposuction (with scheduling advice);
- sight correction by laser;
- breast augmentation;
- weight loss surgery (with scheduling advice).