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 The British Skin Foundation press office can be contacted for media related comments and information on skin disease, skin cancer and sun safety. If you are a journalist looking for information about a specific skin disease, please take a look on our A to Z of skin diseases list, as you may well find a lot of your answers there. 

We also have a number of case studies – people who are happy to talk to the press about their experiences with various skin diseases. If you have a skin disease and would like to share your story, click here.

The press office can be contacted on 0207 391 6347 or you can email

Please only call this number if your enquiry is related to the press and the media, otherwise contact the main BSF number on 0207 391 6341. 


Press Releases

See our latest press releases which include national surveys, breaking research, fundraising events and much more. Click on each one to open it as a PDF. 

20% of children's skin health in jepordy - but sun safety message is sinking in
AproDerm sponsored Ocean Brothers over a third of the way through Atlantic Ocean fundraiser

Check your loved ones moles this Valentine's Day

Quarter of Brits have never checked for Britain's biggest cancer 

Ocean Brothers set sail on 3,000 mile Atlantic Ocean row for British Skin Foundation

British Skin Foundation goes digital to help cancer awareness message sink in

Fleet Transport Sameday support Ocean Brothers 

Winter Skin Tips from Dr Bav Shergill

Sir Andrew Triggs Hodge supports Ocean Brothers 

Ocean Borthers in Practice Thames Row 

Simpson Travel supports Ocean Brothers Atlantic fundraiser 

Tim Gilding completes SIX half marathons for skin cancer research

AproDerm sponsors the Ocean Brothers Atlantic row fundraiser

Dermatologists agree that incidences of black henna reactions on the rise

BTL Aesthetics raise £1,500 with Wacky Rally challenge 

Farleigh Golf Club raises £6,000 for skin disease research

Sixth annual charity pub walk in memory of Stacey

Tim Gilding to run 6 half marathons in 6 months for skin cancer research

Ocean Brothers issue sun safety warning

Natasha Hamilton leads 'black henna' tattoo warning

Newcastle researcher raises £1,000 with Loch Ness cycle challenge

Protecting your child's skin in the sun

Newcastle researcher to cycle Etape Loch Ness for rare skin disease research 

Adolescent skin: 3 in 5 teenagers say acne affects self-confidence

Ocean brothers begin training for Atlantic Ocean challenge 

Lymington brothers train for gruelling Atlantic Ocean challenge in memory of their father 

Tom Joy to run London Marathon

David Walker to run London Marathon

Check a loved one's mole this Valentine's Day

Pollution: How it affects our skin 

Quit smoking for your skin this new year

Mark to run mega marathon over the White Cliffs of Dover for mum 

Winter skin tips from Dr Bav Shergill

Sixty percent of Britons suffer or have suffered with skin disease says new BSF survey

John Martin shaves his head for research

Giorgia & Kevin Frost complete Big Fun Run 

Nurses give insight into skin problems with new survey 

Beauty queen & dad take on Big Fun Run for skin disease research

The complete guide to mosquito bites
Local man takes on Glasgow 10k for skin disease research
Dermatology daredevils to sky dive for skin disease research

Sunburn: what to do if you accidentally get burnt

Avoid Black Henna - Dermatologists see rise in reactions 

Jennifer Hart raises over £2,000 for skin disease research by running the London Marathon

Sun safety tips ahead of Sun Awareness Week

Anna Bogie pens inspirational write-a-thon after melanoma recovery to raise money for skin cancer research

Julie Edwards to run Berlin Half Marathon in memory of step mum Shirley

Ryan Judge to run London Marathon for skin cancer research after mum suffers for 10 years

Jennifer Hart completes Silverstone Half in preperation for London Marathon 2016

Help BSF celebrate 20 years of research with the Big Birthday Bake! 

Uni of York Netball Team raise £1,000 for skin cancer research

lastonbury's Jill to take on Paris Marathon
Check your loved ones moles this Valentine's Day! 

Sun, ski & skin: A must read for those taking a skiiing holiday this winter

Recycle for research is back! 

Giving Tuesday: Two for Tuesday 

Gorlin sufferer Scott raises £600 with Chester Marathon Run

Lynne Chambers completes Great North Run for BSF

Stoptober for your skin

York lady completes year long challenge with Great North Run, raises over £6,000

York siblings raise over £1,400 for skin cancer research with Great North Run

Students, we need you! 

Team Bike for Mike raise £17k+ for skin cancer research with epic London to Paris cycle 
Christmas gift guide to help skin disease research with Martha & Hepsie
Gorlin Syndrome sufferer takes on Chester Marathon for skin disease research

Dalton-in-Furness lady, Lynne, takes on Great North Run

Black henna temporary tattoo warning as dermatologists see rise in reactions

Leeds dermatologist takes on Ride 100 for BSF

York lady Charlotte takes on Great North Run for skin cancer research
BSF launches Molly the Mole to encourage skin checks

Glastonbury's Jill takes on Taunton Triathlon

Motorcycle man Sean riding to Spain in epic challenge

Team LLumar trek Brecon Beacons

Team Taylor smash Three Peaks Challenge
Holiday Horrors - How to handle mosquito bites - Dr Anjali Mahto
Stay sports sunsafe

Sun Awareness Week - Staying Safe in the Sun
Team Taylor take on Three Peaks

Holiday Horrors - What to do if you get sunburnt - Dr Anjali Mahto
Glastobury's Jill takes on London Marathon and auctions rare vinyl for BSF
Beckenham accountant takes on Marathon Double
Dr Janakan Natkunarajah takes on London Marathon
'Over half of acne sufferers experience verbal abuse from friends & family due to their condition'  & more from our Acne Survey
Marcus Davies takes on London Marathon
Valentine's Day - Check your loved ones moles!
Recycle for Research - ShpCharity Phone

Recycle for Research - Give a Car
Recycle for Research - Clothes for Charity
Recycle for Research - Paypal Giving Fund
New cause of child brain tumour condition identified by Uni of Manchester research
Winter skin tips from Consultant Dermatologist, Dr Bav Shergill
Sunlight exposure behaviour & Vitamin D status in photosensitive patients
New survey on the impact of acne
Nine in ten skin specialists blame recession for eczema rise
Charity seeks 100,000 signatures in bid to stop child sunburn in English schools
Half of people with a skin disease have been verbally abused
'Cleanout for a Cure' - Spring Clean for the BSF!
Over half of all winter sports holidays end in sunburn
Scientists one step closer to curing severe skin blistering diseases like epidermolysis bullosa
Scientists able to stop the spread of cancer cells
Protecting your Skin this Winter
Nine in ten skin specialists claim eczema rise in children
Can you help us Cycle Halfway around the World?
One in seven skin disease sufferers in 'severe pain'
How big an issue is illegal skin lightening creams?
Could painless needles be the end of swine flu?
We need volunteers to shake their stuff! - January 2011
Is cure for skin cancer in our bodies?
Scientists find way to block the spread of cancer cells
'Skin factories' the solution to Nethertons Syndrome?

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