Medical Emergencies

The following chart is meant as an aid and point of reference; it is not to replace clinical judgment. If you have any doubts or concerns regarding a patient you are treating, call 999 for immediate emergency assistance. It would be best if you always worked within your scope of competency and only executed medical care and service when sufficiently trained and qualified to do so.


As you will be working frequently with medical devices and products (this includes both botulinum toxin and dermal filler), it is good practice to be aware of the MHRA yellow card scheme. It is a reporting and search tool for medical devices in the interest of working with such safely. It is simple and easy to use and is part of your duty of care to report any medicine that has caused problems or adverse reactions in your client. In addition, it can be used to search for treatment you need clarification on to safeguard your clients. This resource can be downloaded and used via their app.