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Psoriatic arthritis: When to treat
Tue, 24 Apr 2012
Psoriatic arthritis: When to treat

We have updated one of our popular free information leaflets. Psoriatic arthritis: When to treat was originally produced in 1993 , with regular updates since.

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Improving patient choice
Thu, 12 Apr 2012
Department of Health logo

Patients in parts of London, Manchester and Salford and Nottingham will shortly be able to register with a GP practice of their choice for the first time.

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Psoriasis? think... PAPAA campaign
Fri, 30 Mar 2012
Psoriasis? Think...Campaign Handy Pads

As part of our continual awareness activity we have produced a handy note pad with the slogans:

“Psoriasis? Think...  and  “Psoriatic arthritis? Think...

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Opportunity to take part in TV programme.
Thu, 29 Mar 2012
My Naked Secret TV programme ident

Is there something you hate about your body that you would do anything to change?

Maverick TV, the Producers of Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies have started production on the second series of My Naked Secret for a major International Broadcaster.  

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Red Tape Challenge - Medicines in the Spotlight
Fri, 16 Mar 2012
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) logo

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is asking for views on the regulations that govern its work.

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New psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis website
Thu, 01 Mar 2012
Multi pattern PAPAA logos

We are pleased to launch our new improved website today 1st March 2012.

The site has been developed with input from people affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and has been designed to take you through the information in logical steps.

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NHS prescription charge in England to rise in April
Thu, 23 Feb 2012
NHS Prescription

It has been annouced by the government that the cost of NHS prescriptions in England will rise 25p to £7.65 from 1 April 2012.

Charges for basic dental treatment will rise 50p to £17.50, with rises of up to £5 for more complex work.

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Good news on safety for biologics
Wed, 22 Feb 2012
Biologic treatments for psoriasis

A study on The British Association of Dermatologists’ Biologic Interventions Register (BADBIR): a web-based register of biologic and conventional systemic therapies for psoriasis has been published in the British Journal of Dermatology.

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Skin 'n' Bones Connection issue 34 available
Fri, 16 Dec 2011
Skin 'n' Bones Connection Issue 34 front cover picture

Skin 'n' Bones Connection Issue No 34 - 2011
Contents includes; fish pedicures, patient Involvement, online CBT programme, NHS complaints, NHS Future Forum, living well, Scottish Parliament, Involving people, Alcohol

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NICE recommends tocilizumab for JIA
Thu, 15 Dec 2011
NICE Guidance for JIA

In final guidance published on14 December 2011, NICE recommends tocilizumab for treating systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), a condition which causes severe pain and other difficulties in children and young people.

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