LCP: PREREQUISITES FOR General Practitioners PRACTISING AESTHETIC MEDICAL PRACTICE
1.1 A medical practitioner who intends to practise aesthetic medical practice must be fully registered with the Malaysian Medical Council.
1.2 He/she must possess a current and valid Annual Practising Certificate.
1.3 He/she is required to have a minimum of 3 years of clinical practice experience after full registration.
1.4 He/she is free from any disciplinary actions.
1.5 He/she must exercise strict patient selection criteria, must communicate to the potential patient the risks involved, the possible outcome, obtain valid consent for the aesthetic medical procedure planned, and generally observe all aspects of the Code of Professional Conduct of the Malaysian Medical Council.
1.6 He/she must place patient safety as the primary concern and should provide aesthetic medical services in a healthcare facility licensed or registered under the Private Healthcare Facilities and Services Act 1998 and Private Healthcare Facilities and Services (Private Hospitals and Other Private Healthcare Facilities, Private Medical Clinics or Private Dental Clinics) Regulations 2006.
1.7 He/she is required to have a Letter of Credentialing and Privileging (LCP) for the aesthetic procedure(s) which he/she intends to perform. The LCP shall be issued by the Medical Practice Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia upon recommendation by the Main Credentialing and Privileging Committee of Aesthetic Medical Practice.
1.8 With the LCP, he/she is eligible for registration with the National Registry of Registered Medical Practitioners Practising Aesthetic Medical Practice which shall be maintained by the Medical Practice Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia.