• georgeKeeping you sun safe

    Did you know that skin cancer is the most common cancer in the UK and more people die from skin cancer in the UK than in Australia? But it’s not all bad news – because most skin cancer types in the UK are preventable with proper precaution and awareness.

    Whatever your age, you need to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays. Children are particularly vulnerable to sun burn – so pay special attention to them.

    If you have a question, remember you can always ask one of our experts or join in one of our regular live chats.

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      Top tips for sun protection

      Safely enjoy the sunshine by following these tips for protecting your skin from harmful rays.

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      How to combat hayfever

      Sneezing, runny nose and itching eyes are just some of the irritating symptoms of hay fever. Consultant paediatric allergist Dr Robert Boyle gives his tips for coping with hay fever.

      Combating Hayfever

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      My story: malignant melanoma

      One in 10 cases of skin cancer is a malignant melanoma – the second most common form of cancer in people aged 15 to 34. Hermione explains how she was diagnosed with malignant melanoma at 18.

      Malignant melanoma

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