Opening of an exhibition in collaboration with the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD)

On Monday 25th March 2019 at 15:30 the APPGS is hosting the opening of an exhibition in collaboration with the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD). The APPGS Chair, Sir Paul Beresford MP, will make a short introduction to the week-long Upper Waiting Hall exhibition, as too will the Chair of the BAD, Dr Ruth Murphy. […]

Parliamentary questions on Specials [2018]

Background: Specials are unlicensed, bespoke, and specially prepared to order medicines for patients who cannot take mainstream drugs or with conditions for which no authorised drugs exist. The APPGS is concerned about the lack of availability of Specials for patients, who report refusal of GPs to prescribe, or of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to fund, […]

All Party Group on Skin: Parliamentary Event

The next meeting of the APPGS will take place on Tuesday the 8th of May 2018, from 14:30 to 16:30 in Committee Room 14. The meeting will comprise presentations from both the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) and the Psoriasis Association, and will cover topics including genital cancer, severe inflammatory disease, contact dermatitis and psoriasis. […]

Monthly Parliamentary Monitoring Report (November 2014)

The November edition of the APPGS’ parliamentary monitoring report is now available to download. The report details developments in parliament and the wider NHS that are relevant to dermatology. The report is available to download here: APPGSMonitoringReport(November2014)

Monthly Parliamentary Monitoring Report (October 2014)

The October edition of the APPGS’ parliamentary monitoring report is now available to download. The report details developments in parliament and the wider NHS that are relevant to dermatology. The report is available to download here: APPGSOctoberMonitoring

Psoriasis is more than just a skin condition – says NICE (October 2014)

To mark World Psoriasis Day, NICE has decided to raise awareness of the range of tools and guidance on offer to clinicians to help them diagnose and treat this debilitating skin disease. NICE has highlighted its 2012 clinical guideline on psoriasis and the fact that clinicians should be treating the condition holistically. This means monitoring […]

Further Sunbed Parliamentary Question (October 2014)

Luciana Berger MP: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he plans to bring forward delegated legislation under the Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010; and what the reason is for the time taken to bring forward such regulations. Jane Ellison MP (Minister for Public Health): The All Party Parliamentary Group on Skin issued a report following […]