Evidence gathering

In order to inform its deliberations, the Working Party carried out a wide range of evidence gathering activities.

Open consultation

The Working Party sought views and evidence in two formats. The first was an 18-question document aimed at professional organisations, stakeholders, and researchers; the second was a broader 15- question survey hosted by the Survey Monkey website which sought the views of members of the public with a general interest in cosmetic procedures.

Factfinding meetings

Between February 2016 and June 2017, the Working Party held a series of factfinding meetings, which addressed distinct questions and issues that arose throughout the project. More details about each meeting is available at Annex A of the full report.

Literature reviews

Three literature reviews were carried out:


Previous work

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