The British Association of Dermatologists

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The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) is primarily a professional organisation involved in research and education for dermatologists (skin specialists). Their website, address above, does include information for patients on a large number of skin conditions. These are also available as leaflets and information sheets.

Additional information on the website includes:

  • What is a dermatologist?
  • How to access dermatological care
  • Skin: functions & importance
  • Skin Cancer
  • Patient Support Groups
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Facts about the skin, including:
    • Cosmetics
    • Looking after your skin
    • Occupational dermatitis
    • Skin colour
    • Skin: social importance
    • Sun beds
    • The skin as a barrier
    • The hair
    • Hair growth and hair loss

Last updated on 06/11/2013