Downloads of information leaflets
This booklet gives the origins, history, aims and objectives of PAPAA along with what services we provide and organisational policies.
This booklet takes you on a journey on the life of a medicinal product and also explains in detail the concept of clinical trials so that you are better informed of your rights and can make an informed decision when asked to participate.
Emollients restore the natural barrier function of the skin in two ways. By replacing lost water, dry surface skin cells are 'plumped out' to create the bricks of the barrier.
This leaflet has been written to help you understand what genital psoriasis is, what causes it, how to cope with it and the different treatments that may be used
Psoriasis can affect any part of the skin including the scalp and the nails. When psoriasis affects the nails they can become very deformed which can lead to enormous embarrassment.
Leaflet describing what is Occupational therapy, how it can help people with psoriatic arthritis, some general joint protection principles, how to keep active without damaging joints plus much more
The right exercises performed on a daily basis are an important part of arthritis treatment. For all people, exercise lessens stress and depression and leads to an improved sense of self-esteem and accomplishment
Psoriasis in 'sensitive areas' often does not have the typical 'plaques' or scaliness seen in other areas and appears as bright red, shiny patches of skin.
The aim of this leaflet is to explain what phototherapy is, what treatments are available and where these treatments take place.
Overall, people with psoriasis have a much greater risk of heart disease than people without psoriasis. In young men and women with severe psoriasis this risk is most noticeable, where they may be up to 3 times more likely to have a heart attack than those of the same age who do not have psoriasis