ISF Publishes New Melanoma Skin Cancer Leaflet


Ireland’s First National Skin Cancer Prevention Plan launched to encourage the public to #ProtectYourSkin Our new Melanoma Skin Cancer Leaflet, endorsed by the National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP), Healthy Ireland and the Irish Association of Dermatologists (IAD) has been published to coincide with the launch of Ireland’s first National Skin Cancer Prevention Plan earlier this...

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ISF Proud to be Part of Working Group to Develop Ireland’s First National Skin Cancer Prevention Plan


Ministers launch Skin Cancer Prevention Plan and call on people to #ProtectYourSkin Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD and Minister of State for Health Promotion, Catherine Byrne TD have launched the first National Skin Cancer Prevention Plan 2019 – 2022 for Ireland The plan is aimed at tackling the most common type of cancer in Ireland Over 11,000 cases of skin cancer are diagnosed...

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UCD Get Sun Smarter: Second Annual Sun Awareness Event to Prevent ‘Killer Tans’


On 9th and 10th April, we hosted our second annual 'UCD Get Sun Smarter' event in collaboration with the Charles Institute for Dermatology, Systems Biology Ireland and the Irish Cancer Society     At the two-day sun awareness event, the Irish Skin Foundation provided students, staff and members of the public with guidance on how to stay safe in the sun and the dangers...

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ISF Contributes to Irish Independent’s ‘Skin & Dermatology’ Supplement


We were delighted to contribute to the special ‘Skin & Dermatology’ supplement, which appeared in the Irish Independent (Friday, 29th March) and on HealthNewsie in partnership with MediaPlanet The supplement provides insight and guidance on a number of common skin diseases affecting Irish people including skin cancer, psoriasis, acne and eczema Skin diseases in Ireland are on the...

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UCD Get Sun Smarter!


Join us for our 2nd annual ‘Get Sun Smarter’ awareness event which aims to prevent 'Killer Tans', 11am – 2pm on 9th & 10th April in the O'Brien Centre for Science East, UCD Attendees at this free public two-day event can look forward to: The latest Melanoma research findings from Systems Biology Ireland, Charles Institute of Dermatology and Conway Institute researchers, with a...

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ISF signs up to IPPOSI Charter for Patient Involvement in Medicines Assessment & Reimbursement


The Irish Platform for Patient Organisations, Science & Industry (IPPOSI), have published 'A Charter for Patient Involvement in Medicines Assessment & Reimbursement', which calls on the Department of Health (DoH), the Health Service Executive (HSE) and the National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics (NCPE) to improve the transparency, accountability and communication on how medicines are...

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The ISF announces details of our 4th annual Dermatology Study Day


The ISF announces details of our 4th annual Dermatology Study Day:  6th April 2019 Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Arran Quay, Dublin 8 Delegates of the ISF Dermatology Study Day can look forward to a interesting line up of expert speakers from the world of dermatology Join us for our annual series of talks on skin conditions, which is aimed at hospital, community-based, GP practice and...

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