Survey Call for Women with Psoriasis or Psoriatic Arthritis

27/09/2019

Are you a woman, aged 18-45, living with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis Take this survey today!   The International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA) and EUROPSO, in collaboration with UCB, are running a market research study and want to hear what living with psoriatic illness is really like   Related: Research call to people living with Eczema or Hidradenitis...

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SkinSideOut – first-of-its-kind public skin health talks & exhibition

11/09/2019

Book your place today!     SkinSideOut, the first-of-its-kind skin health event for the ISF and indeed for people affected by a wide range of chronic inflammatory skin conditions in Ireland,  will take place on Saturday 16th November, from 11am - 4pm, in the Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin SkinSideOut is open to all members of the public struggling to manage the...

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New Scalp Psoriasis Guidance Published

23/08/2019

The ISF has published a new stand-alone Managing Scalp Psoriasis leaflet , with guidance on how to manage and treat what can be a very frustrating part of living with the condition The scalp is one of the most common sites to be affected by psoriasis, and sometimes is the only area of involvement Almost 80% of people with psoriasis will have scalp involvement at some point in their lives, and...

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IFPA Annual Members Meeting

29/07/2019

In July 2019, the International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA) brought over 90 participants, including psoriasis association representatives, IFPA partners and the IFPA Board and Secretariat, together in Barcelona, Spain, for the annual members meeting to convene and exchange ideas IFPA is a non-profit organisation made up of psoriasis associations around the world IFPA gives...

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ISF Launch HS Information Videos

26/07/2019

In November 2018, the ISF, supported by AbbVie, held the first-of-its-kind 'Skin Matters' meeting and webinar for people living with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) Through a panel discussion with HS patient advocates, Suzanne Moloney and Barry McGrath, Consultant Dermatologist, Dr Anne Marie Tobin, and GP, Dr Catherine Wilkinson, the meeting aimed to explore common problems and issues for...

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GlobalSkin 2019 Conference

20/07/2019

In June 2019, the International Alliance of Dermatology Patient Organizations (IADPO), also known as GlobalSkin, brought over 120 skin patient group leaders from 35 countries together in Milan for three unique events: the RareDERM Forum, the Atopic Eczema Forum and the GlobalSkin 2019 Conference The RareDERM Forum and Atopic Eczema Forum each spanned two-days and took place just before the...

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ISF at the 4th Annual UCD Festival

03/07/2019

On Saturday, 8th June, the UCD campus was transformed for the 4th annual UCD Festival The event is now a firm fixture on the family festival calendar and aims to showcase the innovation, creativity and research that takes place on campus every day with a host of stands, exhibitions and  indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy each year The Irish Skin Foundation were delighted to take part...

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ISF Publishes New Melanoma Skin Cancer Leaflet

29/05/2019

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

28/05/2019

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’

07/05/2019

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

11/04/2019

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!

11/03/2019

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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