Local support groups
There are several local support groups for patients with several skin diseases which meet regularly in the RVI, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Paediatric eczema support group
Please contact Marion Macpherson or Jenny Underhill on 0191 282 0400
Gorlin’s support group
This meets four times per year and is open to friends and family too.
Please contact sharon Ward on 0191 282 9653
National support groups
Information on support groups for a long list of skin problems is available athttp://www.bad.org.uk//site/575/default.aspx
Links to other skin organisations and charities
The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) website has plenty of useful information, including patient information leaflets. See http://www.bad.org.uk/