Sub Group Links
National Prescribing Centre http://www.npc.co.uk/ National Institute for Health and Care Excellence http://www.nice.org.uk/ Nurse Prescribing http://www.nurseprescribing.com/ British National Formulary http://www.bnf.org/ Association of Nurse Prescribers http://www.anp.org.uk/ eCAB is a weekly bulletin of health-related news http://www.npc.co.uk/rss/ecabwirfeed.xml Nursing & Midwifery Council http://www.nmc-uk.org/ UK Medicines Information http://www.ukmi.nhs.uk/ Royal College of Nursing http://www.rcn.org.uk/ For Patient Group Directions http://www.groupprotocols.org.uk/ Information for nurses with a substantial prescribing section http://www.nurses.info/ Company providing learning packages, distance learning material and print resources http://www.healthcareproductions.co.uk/
Department of Health National Service Framework for Children http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/www.dh.gov.uk/en/Healthcare/Children/index.htm Nursing & Midwifery Council http://www.nmc.org.uk/ Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health http://www.rcpch.ac.uk/ National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) http://www.nice.org.uk/
Quality in Nursing: Clinical Nurse Specialists in Cancer Care: Provision, Proportion and Performance . The Melanoma Taskforce: Quality in Melanoma Care – A Best Practice Pathway Quality in Melanoma Care – A Best Practice Pathway The Melanoma Taskforce: 2015 Skin Cancer Visions . Guidelines for the Management of Basal Cell Carcinomas . Revised UK Guidelines for the Management of Cutaneous Melanoma 2010 . Improving Outcomes for people with skin tumours including Melanomas . Multi Professional Guidelines for the Management of the patient with primary cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma . Guidelines for Topical Photodynamic Therapy: Update . Skin Cancer in the UK: The Facts . Top tips for protecting children in the sun . Variations in Melanoma Survey – A report on the Melanoma Taskforce meeting in November 2011 .
Acne Treatment and Community http://www.acne.org/ DermNet NZ http://dermnetnz.org/ Map of Medicine http://directaccess.mapofmedicine.com/evidence/terms.htm?next=/map/index.html Derm 101 http://www.derm101.com/ E Learning for Healthcare http://www.e-lfh.org.uk/home/ Primary Care Dermatology Society Clinical Guidelines www.pcds.org.uk National Psoriasis Foundation https://www.psoriasis.org/ Topical Cortocosteroids .
Aneurin Bevan Academic Dermatology http://www.academicdermatology.co.uk/ Setting up a Biologics Service for patients with psoriasis http://www.bdng-biologics.org.uk/ British Association of Dermatologists http://www.bad.org.uk/ British Association of Dermatologists Biologic Interventions Register http://www.badbir.org/ NICE http://www.nice.org.uk/ SIGN – Diagnosis and management of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in adults http://www.sign.ac.uk/pdf/sign121.pdf
The British Society for Cutaneous Allergy http://www.cutaneousallergy.org/index.html
Diathermy competency . WHO Surgical Safety Checklist . European Directive on prevention of sharps injury . British Society for Dermatological Surgery https://www.bsds.org.uk/ PCDS Skin Surgery http://www.pcds.org.uk/p/skin-surgery-cryosurgery?/skin-surgery
Dermatology Nursing Competencies: Developing dermatology nurses from novice to expert Dermatology Nursing Competencies Dermatology Nursing Competencies: Skin cancer nursing competencies Skin cancer nursing competencies RCN Competences: An education and training framework for paediatric dermatological nursing RCN Competences Guideline on the Treatment of Acne European Dermatology Forum 2011 http://www.euroderm.org/edf/ Guidelines for the management of Atopic Eczema. Primary Care Dermatology Society (2008) http://www.pcds.org.uk/clinical-guidance/atopic-eczema Best Practice in Emollient Therapy: A statement for healthcare professionals Best Practice in Emollient Therapy NICE Guidance on psoriasis https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg153 NICE Guidance on hyperhidrosis http://cks.nice.org.uk/hyperhidrosis DermNet NZ http://www.dermnetnz.org/ Derm 101 http://www.derm101.com/ Map of Medicine http://mapofmedicine.com/about/ British Association of Dermatologists http://www.bad.org.uk/ Scottish Dermatological Nursing Group http://sdns.co.uk/ Topical Steroids http://www.topicalsteroids.co.uk/ E Dermatology http://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/dermatology/ Dermatology Pocket Guide http://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk/media/705715/dermatology_guide__amended_may_2012_.pdf Pyschosocial Impact of Skin Conditions . Psychosocial Impact of Skin Conditions: Interventions for nurses .
Department of Health www.dh.gov.uk Department of Health and Social Services for Wales www.wales.gov.uk Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety for Northern Ireland http://www.dhsspsni.gov.uk/ Scottish Executive, Health Department http://www.gov.scot/ Department of Health and Children (Republic of Ireland) http://health.gov.ie/
International Skincare Nursing Group (ISNG) www.isng.org Dermatology Nurses Association www.dnanurse.org Australian Dermatology Nurses Association www.adna.org.au/ National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners www.nadnp.net Irish Dermatology Nurses Association http://www.irishdermatologynurses.ie/ New Zealand Dermatology Nurses Society http://www.nzdermatologynurses.org/
UK Patient Support
Allergy UK Allergy UK Alopecia Help and Advice (Scotland) Limited alopeciascotland.co.uk Alopecia UK http://www.alopecia.org.uk/ Behcet’s Syndrome Society http://www.behcets.org.uk/ Birt-Hogg-Dub Syndrome www.BHDSyndrome.org British Association of Skin Camouflage http://www.skin-camouflage.net/ British Porphyria Association http://www.porphyria.org.uk/ Bullous Pemphigoid Tel: 01392 431 362 Caring Matters Now (CMN) Caring Matters Changing Faces Changing Faces Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation http://www.clfoundation.org/ Dariers Disease Support Group Tel: 01646 695055 DEBRA (Epidermolysis Bullosa) http://www.debra.org.uk/ Degos Disease Support Network www.degosdisease.com Ectodermal Dysplasia Society http://www.ectodermaldysplasia.org/ Eczema Outreach (Scotland) http://www.eczemaoutreachscotland.org.uk/ Ehlers-Danlos Support UK http://www.ehlers-danlos.org Gorlin Syndrome Group http://www.gorlingroup.org/ Herpes Viruses Association http://www.herpes.org.uk/ Hidradenitis Suppurativa Trust http://www.ba-hs.org.uk/ HITS Worldwide Family Support Network http://www.e-fervour.com/hits Hyperhidrosis Support Group http://www.hyperhidrosisuk.org/ Ichthyosis Support Group http://www.ichthyosis.org.uk/ Latex Allergy Support Group https://www.bdng.org.uk/useful-links/# LEPRA (The British Leprosy Relief Association) http://www.lepra.org.uk/ Let’s Face It http://www.lets-face-it.org.uk/ Lichen Sclerosus and Vulval Health http://www.lichensclerosus.org/ LUPUS UK http://www.lupusuk.org.uk/ Lymphoedema Support Network http://www.lymphoedema.org/lsn Lymphoma Association (LA) http://www.lymphoma.org.uk/ Marfan Association UK http://www.marfan-association.org.uk/ Mastocytosis Support Group http://www.ukmasto.co.uk/ Melanoma Action & Support Scotland (MASScot) www.masscot.org.uk Myositis UK Myositis UK National Eczema Society http://www.eczema.org/ Neuro Foundation http://www.nfauk.org/ Nodular Prurigo International http://www.nodular-prurigo.org.uk/ Nottingham Support Group for carers of children with eczema http://www.nottinghameczema.org.uk/ Pemphigus Vulgaris Network http://www.pemphigus.org.uk/ Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum (PXE) Support Group http://www.pxe.org.uk/ Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Alliance (PAPAA) http://www.papaa.org/ Psoriasis Association https://www.psoriasis-association.org.uk/ Psoriasis Scotland Arthritis Link Volunteers (PSALV) http://www.psoriasisscotland.org.uk/ Raynaud’s & Scleroderma Association Trust http://www.raynauds.org.uk/ Scleroderma Society http://www.sclerodermasociety.co.uk/ Shingles Support Society http://www.shinglessupport.org/ Skcin (The Karen Clifford Skin Cancer Charity) http://www.skcin.org/ Skin Camouflage Network http://www.skincamouflagenetwork.org.uk/ Skin Care Cymru http://www.skincarecymru.org/ Skin Conditions Campaign Scotland http://www.skinconditionscampaignscotland.org/ Sturge Webber Foundation UK http://www.sturgeweber.org.uk/ Telangiectasia Self Help Group http://www.telangiectasia.co.uk/ Terrence Higgins Trust http://www.tht.org.uk/ Tuberous Sclerosis Association http://www.tuberous-sclerosis.org/ UK Lichen Planus http://www.uklp.org.uk/ Vitiligo Society http://www.vitiligosociety.org.uk/ Vulval Pain Society http://www.vulvalpainsociety.org/ Wessex Cancer Trust (Skin Cancer Information Network) http://www.wessexcancer.org/ XP Support Group http://www.xpsupportgroup.org.uk/
Research Support Links
National Research Ethics Service http://www.hra.nhs.uk/news/rec/ Cochrane Skin Group http://skin.cochrane.org/ UK Dermatology Clinical Trials Network http://www.ukdctn.org/ Association of Medical Research Charities http://www.amrc.org.uk/ UK Research Office https://www.ukro.ac.uk/ Introduction to Research http://www.ecranproject.eu/en Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology – The University of Nottingham http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/research/groups/cebd/ Good Clinical Practice Training http://www.gcptraining.org.uk/ National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network http://www.crn.nihr.ac.uk/
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