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This is a discussion area for anyone with an interest in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

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Please be aware that some of these blogs are personal opinions and views, and may not be the views of PAPAA.

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Skin 'n' Bones Connection #51

I'm pleased to share our latest journal with you. Lockdown may have affected many activities, but we were determined to get issue 51 of Skin 'n' Bones Connections out to subscribers. In this edition we cover a number of issues, including: Global Psoriasis Atlas, psoriasis and migraine, psoriasis and depression, plus much more.

The journal is…

Priority Setting Partnership

So what is priority setting? Well it's what the The James Lind Alliance (JLA) does. JLA is a non-profit making initiative established in 2004. It brings patients, carers and clinicians together in Priority Setting Partnerships (PSPs) to identify and prioritise the Top 10 unanswered questions or evidence uncertainties that they agree are the most…

Shielding after lockdown is eased

Extract from The BMJ Opinion by Helen Iliff and Ilora Finlay
How can “shielding” be safely lowered as lockdown is eased? 

Those who have been self-shielding or on the NHS shielding list fear their support will vanish, leaving them at heightened risk for a second peak.

The threat to those most clinically vulnerable was communicated from the…

Software and apps advice

Advice for members of the public and professional users of software and apps used in COVID-19 pandemic has been published by the MHRA.

How to tell if an app is a medical device

If the software or app you are using has a medical purpose it is important that it is CE marked.

A CE mark is a logo that is placed on medical devices to show they…

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