Patient Support Groups
Irish Skin Foundation - information on common skin problems such as eczema , psoriasis, rosacea, hidradenitis suppurativa, melanoma and other types of skin cancer and for patients.
British Skin Foundation: Get people sharing their experience with one another so they don't have to suffer in silence.
Skin Support: British association of dermatologists website to support people in psychological disress due to skin conditions, provides patient information, self help materials and support services.
Changing Faces: supports adults children and families living with disfigurement
Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Alliance:
Irish Skin Foundation/Psoriasis:
National Eczema Society (UK) Providing information, advice and support people with eczema and those who care for them.
Irish Skin Foundation/Eczema:
www.atopicskindisease.com is a self-funded membership website for patients and practitioners. This site explains a combined approach to managing atopic eczema, combining optimal conventional topical treatment with the behaviour modification technique habit reversal to eliminate habitual scratching.
Acne priority setting partnership:
Cancer research UK:
Macmillan Cancer support:
Irish Cancer Society:
Irish Skin foundation/ Skin Cancer :
Alopecia UK: Provides information, support and advice for people with experience of alopecia areata, alopecia totalis and alopecia universalis
Vitiligo Society (UK) - Offer support and understanding to people with vitiligo and to their families
Irish Red Cross:
The British Association of Skin Camouflage
Allergy UK are the leading national patient charity for people living with all types of allergy.
Anaphylaxis Campaign (UK) supports people at risk from severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis)
Irish Food Allergy Network:
Herpes viruses association:
Hidradenitis suppurativa trust:
Irish Skin Foundation / Hidradenitis Suppurativa:
Hyperhidrosis Support Group: (USA +UK). To give advice on line to those suffering from Hyperhidrosis, including basic treatment options.
www.sweathelp.org (USA site)
www.hyperhidrosisuk.org (UK site)
Pemphigoid and Pemphigus
UK Lichen planus
Vulval Pain Society (VPS) is a confidential service for women who suffer from vulval pain due to vestibulodynia and vulvodynia and associated conditions such as lichen sclerosus, thrush, interstitial cystitis, vulval eczema and vaginismus.
The British Association of Dermatologists has comprehensive list of patient support groups: