Company that botched Brazilian butt lift at Glasgow hotel is banned from operating in the city | UK News

Glasgow City Council’s environmental health officers have served ban notices on two companies and an individual associated professional.

By Jenness Mitchell, Scottish reporter @Jenster13

Tuesday 14 May 2024 17:30, United Kingdom

A company behind a botched Brazilian butt lift at a Glasgow hotel that left a woman in hospital has been banned from carrying out any further high-risk procedures anywhere in the city.

glasgow City Hall environmental health officers have served prohibition notices to two companies and an individual associated doctor, preventing them from carrying out Brazilian butt lift (BBL) and breast augmentation procedures in the region until evidence can be provided that they will be carried out. out safely.

The local authority said that coercive measures have been taken after a Woman required emergency hospital treatment following a BBL procedure in a hotel lounge in March this year.

If those involved fail to comply with the notifications, a report will be submitted to the Prosecutor General for consideration of a process, where the offender could face a prison sentence, a significant fine, or both.

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The ban notices were issued on May 9.

The council is not naming the affected businesses or individuals as there is a 21-day period in which they can appeal.

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Councilor Ruairi Kelly, responsible for neighborhood services, said: “The council’s environmental health team has taken steps to prevent procedures being carried out in unsuitable and non-sterile locations.

“People should be very careful when considering undergoing cosmetic procedures.

“If they go wrong, the consequences can be painful, disfiguring and require emergency medical treatment.

“Our environmental health officers are also carrying out inspections of aesthetic clinics in the city to help protect the public and will continue to take enforcement action where necessary.”