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Do you shop with Amazon? If so, did you also know that Amazon have created a resource that will allow PAPAA to receive a donation at no cost to you?
The new version 7 of PAPAA's popular Psoriasis in Practice digital resource online training programme is now available until 29 April 2022. The programme is aimed at helping frontline healthcare…
See our new video that is part of our strategy to raise awareness of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and includes our mission to look and delve deeper into the causes of psoriatic disease by…
Skin 'n' Bones Connection issue 53 is now available. The journal is aimed at people affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.
Bowel Research UK has joined the Connect Immune Research initiative, which includes the type 1 diabetes charity JDRF, the MS Society, Versus Arthritis, the British Society for Immunology, Alopecia…
The British Psoriatic Arthritis Consortium (BritPACT) worked with the James Lind Alliance (JLA) to run a priority setting partnership (PSP). They have created a national top 10 list of research…
PAPAA working through our Connect Immune Research partnership, is excited to be part of an innovative new grant call...
A person's psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis can affect the lives of partners and family members, but this important impact is often ignored.
Are you a healthcare professionals and would like to order some FREE resources to give to your patients? Or would you like to register for our CPD accredited online distance learning Psoriasis in Practice course
Psoriasis in Practice is a patient-centred education programme, using patient interviews and case studies, clearly illustrating the everyday impact of psoriatic disease on the individual.
The programme can help all healthcare professionals understand the individual needs of people with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis including how to assess and safely manage treatment for psoriasis patients.
Do you know what triggers psoriasis in children? Symptoms only develop if they are triggered by certain events, most frequently in children and teenagers, often after a throat infection due to streptococcal bacteria.
This type of psoriasis is known as guttate psoriasis or raindrop psoriasis so named because it manifests itself over the body in the form of scaly droplet-like shaped patches.
Numerous small red scaly patches quickly develop over a wide area of skin, although the palms and the soles are usually not affected. Some people will go on in later life to develop chronic plaque psoriasis.
Once you have accepted that you have a condition that won’t go away, adopting a positive view is a good start. You might find that reading other people stories will inspire you. Read Personal journeys.
Sharing with others
Writing down your thoughts and experiences could inspire others and help you to understand your own journey. Share your personal journey
Hear and see
Sometimes hearing and seeing other people's experiences, can be a useful way of not feeling alone. Short films
Read other tips here that may help you to manage your psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis