Jane Laferla, RNMH, ALNP, INP, MSc (Cos Med), PGCE (Med Ed) PGA (Facial Anat) is a highly respected, award-winning Advanced Level Nurse Practitioner and Independent Prescriber within the UK aesthetics industry.
Jane's nursing career spans over 35 years, and for the past 16 years she has specialised solely in non-surgical cosmetic practice, treating well over 5,000 patients and performing well over 20,000 safe and effective non-surgical cosmetic treatments at her clinic Laferla Medical Cosmetics' in Cardiff.
Jane holds an MSc in Cosmetic Medicine (Distinction) and a level 7 PGA in Applied Clinical Anatomy for Cosmetic Interventions and a level 7 PGCE in Medical Education (Distinction) from the University of South Wales (USW).
Jane is committed to patient safety and improving standards for education and training, and as such is heavily involved in education and quality assurance within the aesthetic sector.
An experienced academic educator and clinical trainer, Jane holds ‘Recognised Tutor Status’ with UK Universities, where she tutors and assesses other healthcare professionals on the MSc in Cosmetic Medicine and V300 independent prescribing programme. Jane regularly contributes to the design and development of clinical aesthetic sector regulated qualifications and is a technical expert, examiner, moderator and EQA for VTCT an OFQUAL awarding organisation for the L7 Diploma in Clinical Aesthetics; a role that aims to improve and maintain quality standards in non-surgical cosmetic education and training.
In 2018, Jane won the much-coveted award of ‘Aesthetics Nurse Practitioner of the Year for UK and Ireland’, an accolade that is a testament to her commitment to raising education and training standards with the aim of improving patient safety.
Jane sits on JCCP Education and Training Committee and holds full accreditation on the JCCP practitioner register. She holds membership in many industry organisations including the Academy of Medical Educators (AoME); the British Association of Cosmetic Nurse (Regional Lead for Wales 2012-2017) and the Ace World Complications Group (ACE).