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Acne is a very common skin condition characterised by comedones (blackheads and whiteheads) and pus-filled spots (pustules).



What is skin cancer?

Find out more about skin cancer and the risks.


Author: Lisa Bickerstaffe

Checking your skin

Checking your skin for signs of skin cancer


Author: Lisa Bickerstaffe


of British people currently suffer or have suffered from skin disease at some point in their lifetime 


of Britons admit to getting sun burnt three or more times in their lifetime


British people have visible skin conditions or scars that affect their confidence

Fundraising advice

Download a fundraising pack and follow our top tips for raising money for skin disease research.



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  • Derm Soc Competition 2018-2019

    Calling all junior doctors and medical students! Do you have what it takes? The British Skin Foundation presents: Battle of the Derm Socs – a competition open to all the Dermatology Society’s around the UK. Show off your leadership and management skills against rival Derm Socs throughout the academic year to raise the most money for the British Skin Foundation – the UK’s only charity that raises money for all types of skin disease research including skin cancer. Read more

  • Transylvania Winter Wilderness Trek

    20th - 24th February 2019 Read more