All News: UK Public Health calls for tatooists and body piercers to undertake IPC training

The risk of inflammation or infection or other adverse effect from a tattoo, piercing, acupuncture or electrolysis is around 18% according to a survey undertaken by the Royal Society for Public Health in the UK.

RSPH has published its latest report, Skins and Needles, which takes a look at health risks associated with the increasing number of people in the UK having tattoos, piercings and other treatments that compromise the skin barrier.

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