APPGS Inaugural Meeting

The APPGS held its inaugural meeting on the 5th of September 2017, at which the group’s officers and Chair (Sir Paul Beresford) were re-elected. The Register of All-Party Parliamentary Groups was published on the 28th of September; the APPGS’s registration can be found here.

All Party Group on Skin: Parliamentary Event

If you are interested in attending the Parliamentary event, ‘Dermatology Services: The Workforce Crisis’ you can download an agenda here which will function as an invitation. A map of the Parliamentary estate is available here, from the Cromwell Green entrance you will be directed to Committee Room 7. 

Parliamentary Event

The next Parliamentary event of the All Party Group on Skin will be on January 31st from 3-5pm in Committee Room 7. The event will present information relating to waiting times for dermatology patients and undergraduate dermatology education. An agenda will be circulated shortly, in the meantime more information can be found in our 2016/17 […]

All Party Group on Skin: Annual General Meeting & Income and Expenditure Statement

The AGM of the All Party Group on Skin will take place on September 13th at 4pm (Room M, Portcullis House).  At the meeting we will be re-electing our officers and we will be seeking approval for the next years worth of work With evidence gathered by the All Party Group following our reformation last […]

Postponement: November 4th Event

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Skin regrets to inform you that we have had to postpone the November 4th Parliamentary event. This event will be rescheduled to occur in January 2016, and a new date will be circulated as soon as possible.

Recent parliamentary questions on dermatology (July-September)

16th September Rosie Cooper MP: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps NHS England takes to assess the health and social care needs of patients with hidradenitis suppurativa; and what assessment he has made of the ability of the NHS to deliver efficient diagnosis and access to specialist care for such patients. Jane […]

NICE publish updated skin cancer guideline (July 2015)

NICE have today published updated guidelines for the diagnosis, management and treatment of skin cancer. The full NICE news article can be found here.