Skin Care Cymru would like to send our heartiest congratulations to Marcus and everyone else who put up with blisters, cramps and even toe-nails falling off!!!!! to raise money for the British Skin Foundation.
Marcus Davies is running the London Marathon on 28 April to raise money for the British Skin Foundation. He has suffered from psoriasis since childhood and has now developed vitiligo. If you’d like to find out more about Marcus’s story, please link to his JustGiving page below Donate now
The Annual Family Day this year is on 16th May at the Wales Millenium Centre, Cardiff. You will need to be a member of the Ichthyosis Group to attend the event…….but, not to worry – its easy to register online. A fun day out, a chance to meet new people and lots of useful information…
LATEST NEWS!!!!! Yesterday the Dermatology department in Singleton Hospital Swansea agreed to be the FIRST DEPARTMENT IN WALES to link their patients with Patients Know Best. This allows patients access to all their records – they are then in control of them and allows clinicians to share information quickly and efficiently. This has been set…
New figures show 130 people die from skin cancer in Wales every year. Follow BBC link below to see the whole story. Skin cancer kills 130 people annually in Wales, charity says
Cheap package holidays in the 1960s linked to skin cancer in pensioners. See the whole story from the BBC by following the link below Skin cancer ‘linked to package holiday boom’
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