National estimates indicate that every year over 1.5 million people in Wales experience a skin condition and that over 700,000 people visit a GP with a skin condition. Skin Care Cymru aim to provide useful information and resources about a range of common and rare skin conditions.
The content of these web pages contain information collated by a professional dermatologist, stories provided by people with skin conditions and links to useful web-sites and resources.
Is your skin condition listed? If not, or if you feel there is not enough information or we have missed something important then please let us know and we will add it.
General Resource Links for Skin Conditions:
British Association of Dermatologists ‘Skin Support’ website, offering information and self-help resources and support information for a range of skin conditions: http://www.skinsupport.org.uk
British Association of Dermatologists – list of support groups for skin conditions: https://www.bad.org.uk/patient-support-groups
Digital platform ‘Skin Lync’ for people with skin conditions https://www.skinlync.com
A report published by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Skin (2020) examining mental health and skin disease http://www.appgs.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Mental_Health_and_Skin_Disease2020.pdf
Skin Cancer Prevention https://thedermreview.com/the-ultimate-guide-to-skin-cancer-prevention/