ISF Webinar ‘Myth Busting: Misinformation in Eczema’

Did you miss our webinar: Myth busting- Misinformation in Eczema? You can now watch the full webinar below. The latest webinar in our SkinSideOut Series took place on World Eczema Day, 14 September 2022 to help raise awareness of one of the world’s most prevalent skin conditions. In this webinar, our panel included advocate and […]

Get SunSmart Art Competition

THIS COMPETITION IS CLOSED The HSE’s National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP) in collaboration with Healthy Ireland have launched a children’s art competition. All primary school children, depending on their age category are encouraged to enter and show off their creative skills this summer. Entrants will be given the option to either colour-in the SunSmart image […]

THE ISF Health Promotion Team visit ATU to promote skin health and sun awareness

The ISF Health Promotion team were delighted to be invited to Sligo during Atlantic Technological University’s (ATU) inaugural week. It was lovely to meet with students and staff to promote skin health and sun awareness. Thanks so much to Yvonne Roache Health and Wellbeing Officer, Caroline Kennedy and  Eilish Corley Student Health Nurses at ATU […]

New ISF website goes live with refreshed design and improved navigation

After months of work, we are delighted to announce the launch of our new website! With our phones always within reach, there is now an overwhelming preference and expectation for information at the touch of a screen. People are digital savvy and have high standards when it comes to accessibility and reliability. It is hugely […]

UK research suggests psoriasis presents slightly earlier in women than men

Do women get psoriasis earlier than men? UK researchers performed a review of published studies on the number of new individuals affected by psoriasis during a particular time, as well as gender and age. Following their systematic review of published studies on variations in psoriasis incidence and prevalence, evidence suggested psoriasis presents slightly earlier in […]

Cork Dermatologists Awarded Top Prizes at Dermatology Conferences

The dermatology department in the South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital (SIVUH) Cork came away with the top prizes at two recent dermatology conferences for research on the burden of treatment in atopic dermatitis (eczema). Dr Cathal O’Connor presented the department’s research into the burden of treatment in children with eczema at the British Association of […]

ISF annual Dermatology Study Day 2018, Galway, 10 March

The ISF is delighted to announce details of its 3rd annual Dermatology Study Day which takes place 10th March 2018 in the Galway Bay Hotel, Salthill, Galway. Delegates of the ISF Study Day can look forward to an incredible line up of expert speakers from the world of dermatology. This informative update on skin conditions […]

National Psoriasis Meet-Up goes ahead in Waterford despite storm Brian!

In the lead up to World Psoriasis Day 2017, we hosted a free National Psoriasis Meet Up in the Tower Hotel Waterford on Saturday 21 October. Despite all weather warnings we had a super turn out with people travelling from all over the country. The meeting was especially aimed at anyone with (or caring for someone […]

National Psoriasis Meet-up 2017

This completely free meeting will hear from people living with psoriasis, local psoriasis experts and other guests. National Psoriasis Meet-Up Tower Hotel, Waterford, October 21st 2017 Meet other people with psoriasis and visit exhibitor stands. Click here! Register to let us know you’re coming!   Included in the morning line up: Caroline Irwin, founding member […]