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 […]

EHAI awards the John Shelley Bursary to the ISF

The Environmental Health Association Ireland (EHAI) has awarded the John Shelly Bursary to the ISF, in support of our work to raise awareness about the dangers of artificial tanning devices e.g. sunbeds, and the risks associated with overexposure to natural ultraviolet radiation emitted by the Sun. The EHAI is the professional body representing (among others) […]

Listen Back: Psoriasis Interview with Dr Cathal O’Connor

World Psoriasis Day took place on 29 October this year. In the interview below, recorded on 27 October, Dr Cathal O’Connor, Clinical Research Fellow in Paediatric Dermatology, SIVUH, Cork, Ireland discusses psoriasis as an autoimmune condition; the causes, including genetic and environmental factors contributing to the development; common sites affected; and treatments to manage this […]

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 […]

ISF Launches Urticaria Information Webpage

In an exciting development for patients and health care professionals who manage chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU), the ISF and the Department of Immunology at St. James’s Hospital have partnered to develop the ISF Urticaria Information Webpage, available in the ‘Skin Conditions’ section of our website, to offer information and support for people affected by this […]

ISF Launch Video Resources for World Atopic Eczema Day

To mark World Atopic Eczema Day (14 September 2023), the ISF have launched a new set of information video resources for people living with or caring for someone with atopic eczema (AE). AE, also known as atopic dermatitis (AD), is a very common, non-contagious, chronic (long-term) inflammatory skin condition. AE most frequently begins in infancy […]