76 result(s)
  • Official endorsements

    • Advice online

    connection with the NHS because the “.com” suffix made clear that it was for a commercial … connected to the NHS and, because it was not, the use of the website address in the ad was misleading and … against a drinks manufacturer for misleadingly referring to the NHS. The ASA considered that the claim

  • Pharmacy2U Ltd

    • Ruling
    • Upheld
    • 18 July 2018

    million are dispensed every year? Find out how you can help the #NHS save time and money … medicines. Over £800 million are dispensed every year. Costing the NHS 8 billion pounds. And because we’re … living longer, these numbers are rising causing a huge strain on the NHS. Managing repeat

    that managing repeat prescriptions online could save the NHS “over £300 million a year on … prescription costs” and was therefore “better for the NHS” were misleading and could be substantiated … . Pharmacy2U said that saving the NHS money was better for the NHS, and there were well reported concerns

  • Reigate Gentle Dental

    • Ruling
    • Upheld
    • 02 December 2015

    A circular for a dental practice, seen on 3 August 2015, included text that stated "Prices NHS … to keep its prices NHS comparable despite delivering aesthetic dentistry for optimum health".

    higher than those of the NHS, challenged whether the claim "prices NHS comparable" was misleading and … offered by three of their local NHS competitors, which they obtained through calling their competitors … “Prices NHS comparable” and “Reigate Gentle Dental … strives to keep its prices NHS comparable” as

  • Imitation

    • Advice online

    -Media.com, 21 November 2012). The ASA has also held that using “NHS” in the product name … as standard by the NHS (lookersgirl, 16 November 2011). Placing the company name or logo in a

  • Hand sanitisers and face masks

    • Advice online

    will not have an impact on the NHS supply chain.  Whilst we understand the intention of such … claims may be to reassure consumers that the products are not the same as those used by the NHS and … would therefore not prevent the NHS from receiving vital equipment, depending on presentation, such

  • Post-conception advice services consultation and regulatory statement (BCAP)

    • Consultations

    appropriate local authority or NHS approval. BCAP noted that non NHS-accredited organisations might not

  • Application Advice Service UK Ltd t/a EHIC Applications UK

    • Ruling
    • Upheld
    • 26 October 2016

    for the NHS European Health Insurance Card on behalf of customers, www.ukehic.com, seen in June 2016. Text … included a link titled “NHS”. The page included an online application form and information indicating … stated "We are neither affiliated with nor part of the NHS. We can submit an EHIC application on your

    The NHS Business Services Authority and eight members of the public challenged whether the ad … misleadingly implied that it was the official NHS website for European Health Insurance Card applications … of the page, the reference to ‘NHS’ on the top right menu, the text boxes indicating the different

  • Coronavirus and COVID-19

    • Advice online

    have an impact on the NHS supply chain.  Whilst we understand the intention of such claims may be … to reassure consumers that the products are not the same as those used by the NHS and would … therefore not prevent the NHS from receiving vital equipment, depending on presentation it could be seen to

  • Cosmetic surgery

    • Advice online

    practiced their surgical speciality for at least 6 years, the minimum NHS requirement for completion … an NHS Consultant post (not a locum position) or the equivalent in the speciality to which the

  • Push Dr Ltd t/a Push Doctor

    • Ruling
    • Upheld in part
    • 11 April 2018

    an NHS GP whenever you want. Gone are the days of making endless calls to a surgery just as it opens … , labelled “NHS” linked to a page headed “NHS & PUSH DOCTOR”, had text … underneath that stated “Feeling unwell? Looking for advice? Speak with an NHS trained [sic] doctor

    believed that ads (a), (b), (c) and (d) implied that the advertised service was provided by the NHS … would know that Push Doctor was related to a paid-for, non-NHS service. They provided data from a brand … NHS and that none of the Trustpilot reviews they had received over the period in question had made

  • New ad rules on unplanned pregnancy advice

    • CAP News

    women for a termination to make that fact clear in their advertisements. Drawing on NHS guidance

  • Food: 5 A DAY claims

    • Advice online

    DAY'). Information on what constitutes a portion can be found on the NHS Choices website here. Ads

  • Fear and distress

    • Advice online

    NHS Crisis” and “excess deaths” was upheld on a similar basis (eSMart Media Ltd, 2

  • Smith & Lawson Ltd t/a EHIC Direct

    • Ruling
    • Upheld in part
    • 19 July 2017

    and submit applications for the NHS European Health Insurance Card on behalf of customers was seen … . The NHS Business Services Authority is continuing to provide the EHIC service as usual, and you can … apply for and use your card as before. (Source: NHS UK)”. At the bottom of each page, text in small

    one from the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA).1. The NHSBSA and 83 members of the public … “OFFICIAL NHS SITE” as another way for consumers to get their EHIC.EHIC Direct stated that they did … not use any of the same logos, fonts, colours or layouts as the NHS website. Furthermore, adjacent

  • Nasty Gal Ltd

    • Ruling
    • Upheld
    • 10 October 2018

    weight and BMI range in accordance with NHS guidelines. They said that some viewers may subjectively … , which was supported by the NHS guidelines. UpheldThe ASA considered that while the female model in the

  • Our experts

    • Webpage

    of Allergy at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, the … and Radiation Head of Radiation and Laser Safety at Guy’s and St Thomas NHS … Commission). He is Head of Radiation and Laser Safety at Guy’s and St Thomas NHS

  • Easylife Group Ltd

    • Ruling
    • Upheld
    • 12 August 2020

    ;SUPPORT THE NHS. All products featured are sourced separately to NHS requirements and do not impact on NHS supplies”.

    claim “SUPPORT THE NHS. All products featured are sourced separately to NHS requirements and do … not impact on NHS supplies” was misleading and could be substantiated. Easylife Group Ltd … front-line workers in the NHS and what was not. By including the statement “SUPPORT THE NHS

  • Bluecrest Health Screening Ltd

    • Ruling
    • Upheld
    • 31 January 2018

    are probably very well looked after by your NHS GP when you are ill, but you may also appreciate that many

    preventing cardiovascular disease was unavailable on the NHS for those who did not show symptoms … ) check and PAD screening were not routinely available on the NHS for asymptomatic individuals.Bluecrest … guidelines for NHS patients that stated that people with PAD should be offered information, advice, support

  • Bluecrest Health Screening Ltd

    • Ruling
    • Upheld
    • 06 February 2019

    NHS GP when you feel ill, you may not realise just how many serious health conditions don't … can't I get this on the NHS? A: The NHS doesn't normally offer comprehensive screening

    government, NHS or similar public body logo, and the Bluecrest logo and branding did not bear any … throughout that it was not from the NHS, and referred to a “health screening invitation” rather … . Bluecrest said that the NHS bowel testing programme consisted of a home testing kit, which looked for

  • Greenbank Holidays Ltd t/a Eurocamp

    • Ruling
    • Not Upheld
    • 10 April 2019

    considered that the scene complied with NHS guidance on sun safety. They said the scene was very short … their arms behind their head, in bright sunlight on a rubber ring in a swimming pool. NHS Guidance … ring was brief and they were wearing sunglasses as recommended by the NHS guidance. Whilst the pose