A blog about scars and associated conditions.
Unwanted scarring on your face or body – What can you do? Most people have at least one scar somewhere on their body (i) so you are not alone. Scars can be caused by a number of factors including surgery, …Continue Reading
For those living with chronic health conditions, self-management is crucial for managing and controlling symptoms day to day. Protecting your own health is a responsibility that can require some help and guidance to ensure you pursue the right treatment for …Continue Reading
Back in July, talkhealth published an article which highlighted the need for psychological support which dermatology patients are severely lacking. The article was inspired by the team of experts from the Severe Eczema and Psoriasis Team at St. John’s Institute …Continue Reading
Pressure sores are a common and substantial concern for elderly patients living in care homes, with over 700,000 people affected every year. For the NHS, they are the single most costly chronic wound, and most often occur in patients over …Continue Reading
Treatments for varicose veins have changed beyond recognition over the last ten years. Up until 1998, the only real option for the treatment of varicose veins and associated conditions (such as venous leg ulcers) was the infamous tying and stripping …Continue Reading
Commissioners and providers should involve patients and the public in decisions about the services provided for the millions of people with a skin disease, standards published this week emphasise. Some 24% of the population visit their GP about a skin …Continue Reading