Self-Care Tips for Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) Awareness Week takes place the 7th-13th June this year. The following general measures can be very helpful in the management of Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS). 1: Stop smoking Research has shown that people with Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) are far more likely to be smokers. Smoking is thought to worsen HS and stopping smoking […]

Research Call for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) Everyday Wound Care User Study

June 1st – 7th marks Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) Awareness Week globally, and is an opportunity to raise awareness of this inflammatory skin condition, estimated to affect at least 1% of the Irish population. The Clinical Research Platform is currently recruiting people living with Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) to test a wound dressing product specifically designed for use in that condition. […]

The ISF puts your skin in perspective at the Ploughing!

The National Ploughing Championships, Europe’s largest outdoor event, chose the sunny south-east as the location for this year’s event which took place on 17th-19th September in Ballintrane, Fenagh, Co. Carlow. The county lived up to its reputation, offering blue skies and sunshine for the entire 3-day event, bringing record-breaking attendance figures of 297,000 people, all […]

HS Information Videos

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 […]

ISF at the 4th Annual UCD Festival

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 […]

Our 4th Annual Dermatology Study Day for Healthcare Professionals

On Saturday, 6th April we hosted our fourth annual Dermatology Study Day in the Ashling Hotel, Dublin. The programme was aimed at healthcare professionals with an interest in dermatology. Attendees came from all branches of nursing, pharmacy and general practice. The objective of the study day is to provide healthcare professionals with an opportunity to […]

“Skin Matters” Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) Panel Discussion, Meeting and Webinar

The ISF, supported by AbbVie, held the first-of-its-kind “Skin Matters” meeting and webinar on the evening of 1 November in Dublin’s Chocolate Factory for people with Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS). We will publish the video of the webinar in the New Year. Patient and Expert Panel The main element of the event was a panel discussion […]

‘Skin Matters’ – Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) Panel Discussion, Meeting & Webinar

The Irish Skin Foundation, supported by AbbVie, invites you to join a first-of-its-kind ‘Skin Matters’ event for anyone affected by Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS).   You can join in-person or online and participate in a discussion among a panel of medical experts as well as people living with or caring for someone with HS. Registration in advance of […]