acne patient support programme

Acne is a common chronic skin condition in which a person’s hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells, resulting in spots. Most living with acne will experience one or a multitude of the following: oily skin and spots including blackheads, whiteheads (or comedones), spots filled with pus, and scars. Most people unless their extremely lucky will experience acne in some form at some point in their life; however despite its commonality it is still a condition that requires more awareness and support. Acne is so much more than just a physical issue. It is a serious condition that can have a tremendous impact on emotional wellbeing, confidence and self-esteem with long lasting effects.

Our talkhealth acne patient support programme (PSPs) are suitable for all those who are living with acne, whether you have been newly diagnosed or you have been living with the condition for some time, and the carers of someone who has acne.

talkhealth patient support programmes (PSPs) offer you the chance to receive free online information, support and advice that it is specific to your condition. While on the programme you will receive an email once a week which will provide you with a link to new downloadable information such as hints and tips, lifestyle advice and up to date information from experts. The information we have created for this programme has been designed to enable you to better manage your condition and symptoms more effectively as well as improving your quality of life:

PSPs will last for around 3 to 6 months, and you are free to join and unsubscribe from the programme at any time.

If you would like to take part in the acne patient support programme once it has launched, please do register your interest by filling out our quick expression of interest form.

* All information and material provided is not intended in any way to be a replacement for professional medical care and advice. Should you have any questions or concerns regarding any aspects of life with talkhealth conditions or others ailments you should ALWAYS check with your doctor, health visitor or professional medical advisor.