New Link

See in our “Useful Links” page a link to the British Journal of Dermatologists Plain Language Summaries. This latest edition includes information on vitiligo, stretch marks, pemphigus, UV news for psoriasis and much more. You can also access this information via Twitter – @HealthySkin4All  

News for Skin Cancer

Skin cancer drug fast-tracked on NHS An experimental cancer drug has been fast-tracked to NHS patients under a new government scheme in England. Follow the link from the heading above to learn more (taken from BBC web-site)    

Patient Panel News

Do you suffer from psoriasis, eczema or any other skin condition? Or do you care for someone with a skin condition? If so, get your voice heard and join one of our Patient Panels. We are currently starting a Patient Panel in the ABMU (Swansea and district) area and really want to hear from you. … [Read more…]

Skin Care Cymru Patient Panels

Do you live in Wales and have a skin condition or care for someone who does??? Would you like to meet a few times a year and discuss your experiences with like-minded people in your Health Board area??? Then……. you may be interested in setting up or joining  a Patient Panel. If so, please contact us on

Cosmetic Surgery News

  Cosmetic surgery rules proposed Doctors should be prevented from performing cosmetic surgery outside their speciality, according to the Royal College of Surgeons. Read more………

Website launch at the Welsh Assembly 21st Jan

The new Skin Care Cymru  Website has now been officially launched! The Deputy Minister for Health Vaughan Gething introduced the occasion which was attended by a unique gathering of some of the most important figures in the field of dermatology and plastic surgery – patients, clinicians, academics, patient support groups and many others.

Skin Facts

Did you know…? 15% of general practice consultations are in relation to skin disease. 80% of the population suffer from Acne at some time during their lives. There are more referrals to dermatology clinics than to all other medical specialties combined. About 400,000 people in Britain have disfigurements to their face, hands or body as … [Read more…]