House of Lords debate on dermatology (July 2015)

Health: Skin Cancer (22nd July 2015) Question 11.23 am Asked by Lord Clark of Windermere To ask Her Majesty’s Government what has been the increase in diagnosed skin cancer over the past 10 years. The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Prior of Brampton) (Con): My Lords, over the past 10 years in England, there […]

Dermatology Council for England releases FOI report (July 2015)

Today, the Dermatology Council for England is releasing its report summarising the results of its freedom of information exercise. The exercise, conducted using freedom of information requests sent to Clinical Commissioning Groups and provider Trusts, was designed as an experiment to try and source intelligence relating to the status of dermatology services and their capacity to deliver […]

APPGS reformation and priorities agreed (June 2015)

On 11th June the APPGS held its first meeting of the new parliament in which the secretariat and Chair of the Advisory Panel helped to facilitate the election of the Group’s parliamentary officers and sought approval for the next year’s worth of proposed activity. The result of the election was as follows: Sir Paul Beresford […]

Recent parliamentary questions on dermatology (June-July)

Recent parliamentary questions relating to the subject of dermatology can be found below: 9th July 2015 Baroness Masham of Ilton: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to act on the recommendation by the independent investigation into the loss of dermatology specialist services at the Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust that Health Education England consider increasing […]

Independent King’s Fund report finds major failings in NHS services for people with skin diseases (April 2015)

British Association of Dermatologists PRESS RELEASE SOURCED FROM: http://www.bad.org.uk/media/news Independent King’s Fund report finds major failings in NHS services for people with skin diseases For immediate release, April 30th 2015 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 […]

APPGS Quarterly Update Published

The APPGS quarterly update has been published detailing activity conducted between January and March 2015. Download you copy here: APPGSQ1 2015 This edition also details current and planned future activity of the APPGS secretariat throughout the election campaign.

APPGS Monthly Monitoring Report Published (March 2015)

The March 2015 edition of the APPGS monthly monitoring report has been published. The report is available to download here: APPGS_MonthlyReport(March)