The All Party Parliamentary Group on Skin
Established in 1994 and aims to increase understanding about skin care issues in Parliament and to achieve improvements in the treatment and management of patients with skin disease.
British Skin Foundation
A charity that raises funds for skin disease research. Contains information and events plus how to get involved.
Caring Matters Now
Raises awareness of Congenital Melanocytic Naevus and offers support to those affected. Includes FAQ about the condition and details of research and fundraising.
Community Hygiene Concern (CHC)
A charity offering a Bug Busting kit, to detect and eradicate head lice and nits, without using chemicals; includes advice for parents, schools, pharmacies and health providers, reviews and studies, resources, and contacts.
National charity working on behalf of people in the UK with the genetic skin blistering condition Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB).
A support network set up to support families with Hypomelanosis of Ito (also known as Incontinentia Pigmenti Achromians); includes information resources, newsletters, details of their helpline and other services, and contacts.
Hyperhidrosis Support Group
Provides information on hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, and offers support to those affected, including treatment advice.
Ichthyosis Support Group
Supports people affected by ichthyosis, a rare genetic skin disorder which produces scaling of the skin. Offers background information about the types of ichthyosis and its treatment.
The Institute of Trichologists
Founded in 1902 to offer support and advice on hair loss, transplants and hair peices. Includes news and clinic contacts.
Shingles Support Society
Provides comprehensive information and guidance for people suffering from shingles or post-herpetic neuralgia, and for professionals; with a FAQ and resources to download.
Skin Care Campaign
Umbrella organisation that unites the patient, healthcare professions, pharmaceutical industry and politicians who have a connection with skin diseases and conditions.
Skin Deep: Behind the Mask (SDBM)
A national organisation providing informative support to skin disease sufferers and their carers. They combine art, design, performance, technology, and fashion and fundraising events.
Offering the public advice on sun safety and skin cancer; from Cancer Research UK.
Offering information about living with this condition, which causes loss of skin colour. Includes downloadable publications, children's section and membership details.