Our purpose is to raise awareness of the psychosocial impact of skin disease and to promote multi-disciplinary management between dermatologists, psychiatrists and psychologists.
Improve national awareness of Psychodermatology within the general public, politicians, patient groups, GPs, Dermatologists,Psychiatrists, Psychologists and allied health professionals
Improve education and training in Psychodermatology
Promote research and evidence-based practice
Collect and disseminate relevant Psychodermatology information
Provide post-graduate education in Psychodermatology management
The Executive Committee meets twice per year. Psychodermatology UK runs an annual meeting in January and a Specialist Interest Group session at that BAD. There is an annual training weekend for Specialty Registrars and a training weekend is planned for Consultants.
Membership of the society is open to Dermatologists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists and Nurses with an interest in Psychodermatology.
For more information, please contact:
Dr Janet Angus
Bristol Royal Infirmary
Upper Maudlin St
Bristol BS2 8HW
Members of the Committee
Polly Buchanan and Barbara Page
Isabelle Hay and Andrew Affleck