Skin Deep Behind the Mask

Skin Deep Behind the Mask (SDBM) is a not for profit organisation dedicated to supporting sufferers of all types of skin diseases by helping to manage their condition and symptoms. It also aims to inform and raise awareness of the difficulties skin disease patients face and the impact it can have on their families and loved ones.

In order to achieve it’s objective of raising awareness and providing support to sufferers of skin disorders, the functions of Skin Deep Behind the Mask include:

General:

  • To publicize and gain public support for the Organisation.
  • To raise funds and receive contributions, where appropriate, for financing the organisation and its work.
  • To provide information and support to patients and their families in an open and confidential manner.
  • To raise awareness of skin diseases and the consequences for sufferers through education and media representation.
  • To take all necessary lawful action to attain the objectives of the Organisation Organise meetings, training courses and events.

Patient Support:

  • To publicize and gain public support for the Organisation
  • To raise funds and receive contributions, where appropriate, for financing the organisation and its work.
  • To provide information and support to patients and their families in an open and confidential manner.
  • To raise awareness of skin diseases and the consequences for sufferers through education and media representation.
  • To take all necessary lawful action to attain the objectives of the Organisation Organise meetings, training courses and events

Collaborative working:

  • To raise awareness of skin diseases in the medical community and to advocate increased support for sufferers by highlighting the ramifications on patients’ lives.
  • To promote equal opportunity in the workplace by providing information and support to patients and their employers.
  • To promote and raise funds for the research, prevention and treatment of dermatological conditions.
  • To promote international standards with respect to food, biological, pharmaceutical and similar products. Co-operate and support statutory and voluntary agencies engaged in the furtherance of the above objectives in the UK and abroad.

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