Taking part in psychological and medical research into skin conditions is key to progressing dermatological care across Wales. Partaking in research opportunities or clinical trials is important in involving patients, and providing a chance to get involved with frontline research.

If you, or someone close to you, is affected by any skin condition and would like to be involved in relevant research, look out for the work and initiatives highlighted below, relating to a range of skin conditions:  


Please see the following links to take part in ongoing research:


  • Online Survey

A person’s skin conditions can affect the lives of partners and family members, but this important impact is often ignored. Researchers at Cardiff University have created a simple questionnaire to measure this impact.

They need your help to test this questionnaire before it can be used routinely to better understand and care for the health and social needs of partners and families.

The researchers invite people affected by skin conditions and their partners or other family members (aged at least 18 years) to complete this 5-minute survey:  https://cardiff.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/measuring-the-family-impact-of-disease-


Condition-specific research opportunities:

General Clinical Trials:

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