Skin Cancer Awareness Month: New Information Video

SKIN CANCER AWARENESS MONTH This May marks Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and to support this, the Irish Skin Foundation (ISF) have launched a new information video resource for people affected by skin cancer. The video resource, presented by Dr Rupert Barry, Consultant Dermatologist, St James’s Hospital, provides information on what causes skin cancer; who gets […]

Get SunSmart! Children’s Art Competition

The HSE’s NCCP in collaboration with Healthy Ireland have launched of the Get SunSmart! Children’s Art Competition for its third year. The competition is open to all pre-school and primary school children and depending on their age category, to complete the SunSmart colouring sheets or draw their own picture showing how to be SunSmart. The […]

Rosacea Awareness Month: New information video

ROSACEA AWARENESS MONTH This April marks Rosacea Awareness Month, and to support this, the Irish Skin Foundation (ISF) have launched a new information video resource for people living with this common skin condition. The video resource, presented by Professor Anne – Marie Tobin, Consultant Dermatologist, Tallaght University Hospital, provides information on the causes, symptoms, and […]

Patient Seminar: Cutaneous Lymphoma

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The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation and the ISF invite you to a free Patients Seminar taking place on Thursday, 9 May, 2024 from 4:30pm – 7:30pm, at the Aisling Hotel, 10-13 Parkgate Street, Dublin 8 to help patients, care partners and others affected by cutaneous lymphoma receive accurate information about the condition and connect with other people who […]

Cork Dermatologist Awarded European Leader Prize in Madrid

Dr Cathal O’Connor, specialist registrar in dermatology at the South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, was presented with the Future Leader Award of the European Society for Dermatological Research at the recent academy in Madrid, Spain. Dr O’Connor presented findings from his PhD study – the ‘assessing sleep in infants with atopic dermatitis’ (SPINDLE) study which […]

ISF Launch Video Resources to Mark World Psoriasis Day

To mark World Psoriasis Day (29 October 2023), the ISF have launched a new set of information video resources for people living with or caring for someone with psoriatic disease (psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis). The new psoriasis videos include a talk entitled, ‘Psoriasis in 2023’, presented by Professor Brian Kirby, Consultant Dermatologist, St Vincent’s Hospital […]

Global Skin Invites dermatology patients to take part in latest GRIDD research project

The International Alliance of Dermatology Patient Organizations (also known as GlobalSkin) is inviting the dermatology patient community in Ireland to participate in a unique research project. The Global Research on the Impact of Dermatological Diseases (GRIDD) project aims to develop a global tool to measure the impact of living with skin diseases on a global […]

Survey: Help us shape and focus ISF resources

The ISF offers trusted support through our Ask-a-Nurse Helpline and in our videos, booklets, social media posts, and website articles. It is important that our content reflects the experiences and needs of people living with or caring for people with skin conditions. Share your views and insights.  Take this short survey to help us to […]

Cork dermatologists win gold medal at US medical conference

Dermatologists from the South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital in Cork presented breaking research at the American Contact Dermatitis Society’s annual meeting in Boston, outlining a novel project to promote equity and rural inclusion in healthcare in Munster. The research project entitled, ‘Piloting photographic photonic patch testing: pioneering equitable diagnosis of contact dermatitis’, won the distinguished […]

Running to Beat the Itch: VHI Women’s Mini Marathon

On Sunday, 19th September, Zoe Ryan, founder of the Itching To Tell You psoriasis platform, and friend, Christopher Turner, ran in the VHI Virtual Women’s Mini Marathon to raise funds for the ISF. The theme of this year’s race was #PowerOfMe, celebrating and recognising women across the country who are making a difference in their […]