Body Piercing

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Any body piercing, including permanent or semi-permanent makeup and tattoos.

Guidance

- Tattooing (licensed in UK) --> no deferral

- Tattooing (non-UK or unlicensed) --> defer 3 months

- Piercing (licensed in UK) --> no deferral

- Piercing (non-UK or unlicensed) --> defer 3 months

However, this time period may be reduced at CT/Work-up at the discretion of the transplant centre.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012