Did you know…?
15% of general practice consultations are in relation to skin disease.
80% of the population suffer from Acne at some time during their lives.
There are more referrals to dermatology clinics than to all other medical specialties combined.
About 400,000 people in Britain have disfigurements to their face, hands or body as a result of an underlying skin condition.
Just over 700,000 new cases of skin cancer – including malignant melanoma – are registered each year.
Malignant melanoma is the second most common form of cancer in the 20-39 age group.