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Joining up eczema: emollients

Join us today as writer Jean Robinson, clinical nurse specialist, will talk about the importance of emollients in managing eczema.

Joining up eczema

We take you through the primary care pathway for the common skin condition, commissioner responsibilities and the point at which to refer to specialist or secondary care services

Dr Natasha Smeaton

NICE urges "proactive" assessment of psoriasis

New guidance on psoriasis from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), advises GPs to be proactive in how they assess psoriasis and the effect the condition is having, or is likely to have, on the patient's daily life.

Charity urges football fans to Give Skin Cancer The Red Card

FOOTBALL fans could be left facing health penalties if they fail to protect their skin during the World Cup.With World Cup fever mounting ahead of the tournament kick-off on Friday, Gillian Nuttall, founder of malignant melanoma charity Factor 50, is urging fans both here and in South Africa to make sure the atmosphere is all they're soaking up. Not damaging sun rays.

Skin Cancer - Balancing the Message

Skin cancer is now the most common cancer in the UK, with approximately 100,000 new cases diagnosed every year. Balancing sun safety messages with emerging evidence of the health benefits of sun exposure needs a consistent approach to skin cancer advice says The British Association of Dermatologists.