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Patient Information Leaflets

Below are useful links to download Patient Information Leaflets on various skin problems. Stafford Skincare does not accept responsibility for the content of any of the websites listed below. Please note that information provided on this website, or any other third party website listed, should not be regarded as medical advice for individuals.

British Association of Dermatologists
Patient Information Leaflets
Dermatology Patient Support Groups

New Zealand Dermatological Society
Patient Information with photographs of skin conditions

American Academy of Dermatologists
Patient Information with photographs of skin conditions
Patient Information written by American Primary Care Dermatologists, includes photographs

Primary Care Dermatology Society
Patient Information written by UK Primary Care Dermatology Specialists
Patient Information Leaflets used by many GPs

NHS Choices – Your health, your service
Patient Information on many medical conditions
Information Prescription Service

Dermatology Information Service
Large collection of photographs of skin conditions

MedlinePlus – U.S. National Library of Medicine
American Patient Information on many medical conditions

Websites written for Teenagers and Children
Alopecia (Hair loss)
Rashes in babies
Sun protection
Urticaria/ Hives
General Websites

Hair Problems – Alopecia, Female Baldness, Skin Diseases of the Scalp

Sexual Health / Vulval Complaints
Vulval Pain Society
Lichen Sclerosus
British Society for the Study of Vulval Diseases
Lichen Planus
Sexual Advice Association
Sexual Advice Association - gives links to multiple websites

Skin Cancer including Melanoma
Wessex Cancer Trust
Cancer Research UK
Melanoma Research Foundation
Macmillan Cancer Support

Radiotherapy for Skin Cancers
Cancer Research UK Patient Information on Radiotherapy

Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
New Zealand Patient Information on PDT
NICE guidance on PDT

NICE guidance - Skin
Link to all the NICE guidance issued for skin conditions

Related Websites
British Skin Foundation
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Skin

Consultant Directories
BUPA – Dr Anne Ward