This month, Bruna and Nadia discuss the issue of medical tattooing. Guests Nicola Stock (Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Appearance Research), Amy Johnson (Operations Manager from the charity Alopecia UK), and Rae Denman (a medical tattooist), all come together to provide various perspectives on the matter.
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Information from Alopecia UK about medical tattooing: https://www.alopecia.org.uk/permanent-make-up
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You can also read a blog published by Alopecia UK about the study:
Note from Nicola: Thank you to everyone who gave their time to participate in this study and to the charities, including Alopecia UK, who helped with recruitment. This study was funded by the VTCT Foundation (registered charity #1155360; http://www.vtctfoundation.org.uk). If you have any questions or comments about this study, please contact Nicola2.Stock@uwe.ac.uk or visit: www.uwe.ac.uk/car.
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Episode developed & produced by Bruna Costa