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New psoriasis treatment available
Thu, 23 Jul 2015
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The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published guidance for secukinumab for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in England and Wales. Under the guidance secukinumab is:

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Latest Skin 'n' Bones Connection issue 41 out now!
Fri, 10 Jul 2015
Skin 'n' Bones Connection issue 41

A specialist bi-annual journal for people affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, Skin 'n' Bones Connection has been produced regularly since 1993.

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New survey asking for your views
Thu, 18 Jun 2015
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Researchers at the University of Manchester are inviting people with psoriatic arthritis to take part in a survey to tell them about their experience of living with the disease. The study is called: 

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Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis research
Wed, 06 May 2015
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As a charity, we have and will continue to support the need for good quality psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis research. In order to direct our work and funds appropriately we have been gathering the views of people affected by psoriasis and or psoriatic arthritis.

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Failings in NHS services for people with skin diseases
Thu, 30 Apr 2015
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A report by the King’s Fund into a major NHS specialty - dermatology - has identified staff shortages, poor training, inconsistent quality in diagnosis and treatment and large variations in access to specialist care, affecting millions of patients across the UK each year.

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Promotional items available
Tue, 31 Mar 2015
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Thinking about raising awareness? Need some promotional items?

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Feeling Stressed, Anxious, or low because of your skin condition?
Fri, 20 Feb 2015
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Researchers at the University of Sheffield are looking for volunteers to test whether online self-help is useful for people who experience psychological distress in relation to their skin condition. 

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New project is looking for volunteers
Thu, 05 Feb 2015
  • Do you have acne, alopecia, eczema and/or psoriasis?
  • Are you aged 12-24?
  • Do you want to share your story to help other people who are going through the same thing?
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New genital psoriasis leaflet available
Tue, 03 Feb 2015
Genital psoriasis front cover

Psoriasis for many is embarrassing and often difficult to talk about; flaking, sore and cracked skin is just part of the process people endure.

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Diclofenac tablets now only available as a prescription medicine
Thu, 15 Jan 2015
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People will no longer be able to purchase diclofenac tablets, used to treat pain and inflammation, from pharmacies without a prescription from their doctor due to the small risk of heart problems the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) announced today.

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