Jane Laferla is a highly respected cosmetic nurse practitioner within the UK aesthetic industry. In 2018, Jane won the much-coveted award of Aesthetics Nurse Practitioner of the Year, UK and Ireland. Jane holds nurse prescribing status, and a PgDip in Cosmetic Medicine (Distinction) and holds a Masters in Cosmetic Medicine from the University of South Wales. Jane´s nursing career has spans over 35 years, and for the past 12 years, she has specialized solely in non-surgical cosmetic practice, treating over 5,000 patients and performing well over 15,000 safe and effective non-surgical cosmetic treatments at her clinic 'Laferla Medical Cosmetics' in Cardiff.
BACN - British Association of Cosmetic Nurses
Jane is a Board Member of the Welsh Aesthetic and Cosmetic Society (WACS) and the Lead Nurse for Wales for the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses (BACN). addition to full membership status with the Joint Council of Cosmetic Practitoners. (JCCP).
Jane holds Recognised Tutor Status at the University of South Wales, where she tutors on the Cosmetic Medicine MSc Programme, as well as a national clinical trainer for CromaPharma, offering clinical training for medical and healthcare practitioners in Dermal Fillers, PDO threads, and Toxins.
“I believe the safety and emotional wellbeing of my patients from the initial consultation through to treatment and review, is of the utmost priority. For this reason, I believe it is essential that patients are fully informed about potential products and procedures during the consultation stage to ensure a fully informed decision can be made, and patients are comfortable in the knowledge that they will be treated by a highly experienced and appropriately qualified non-surgical cosmetic practitioner.”
Since 2012, Jane has held the position of Welsh Lead Nurse for Wales – British Association of Cosmetic Nurses, working very closely with board members developing a professional network of members across Wales and the South West. Raising the standards in non-surgical cosmetic practice. Over the past 5 years, Jane has provided support and guidance to many new practitioners entering the aesthetic arena and continues to offer advanced training and mentorship to practitioners. Jane is an approved NMC mentor and assessor and holds an education and teaching qualification.
Jane is an Ofqual regulated Clinical Supervisor for the L7 Certificate in Aesthetic Practice, working with accredited training providers, a member of Association of Nurse Prescribers and a registered member of the Aesthetic Complication Expert Group. (ACE)
In 2017 she took on the voluntary role of Board member for Welsh Aesthetic and Cosmetic Society (WACS), with responsibilities for education and membership and has authored questions for Diploma-MSc/ University of South Glamorgan for the Postgrad Certificate in Cosmetic Medicine.
Having gained a distinction in the L7 PgDip in Cosmetic Medicine, Jane has since joined the tutor faculty at the University of South Wales.