Services To Vitiligo Recognised By The Award Of An MBE
Maxine Whitton, who has worked for nearly 30 years to raise awareness of vitiligo has been made a Member of the Order of the British Empire in The New Year Honours List. Maxine has suffered from Vitiligo since she was a young girl growing up in Jamaica and says it was her experiences of living with the stigma associated with it that drove her to try and help others. Maxine joined the Vitiligo Society in 1985, becoming chairwoman in 1993.
Dermatology Council for England Surveys
The Dermatology Council for England (DCE) has launched two surveys aimed at assessing the impact of the Government’s health reforms on dermatology services in the UK.
There are two versions of the survey, one for patients and another for health professionals. Pending the number of responses, the DCE aims to analyse the results of the surveys on an annual basis.
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Autoimmunity in Vitiligo
A whole chapter written in the book "Autoimmune Disorders - Pathogenetic Aspects" edited by Clio P. Mavragani, ISBN 978-953-307-643-0, InTech, October 10, 2011 is devoted to Autoimmunity in Vitiligo. The relevant chapter is available to read and download online by using the following link: Autoimmunity in Vitiligo.
Latest News Update
Skin Camouflage Clinics
Changing Faces now run skin camouflage clinics across the UK, taking over from the British Red Cross. In the following areas you can self-refer, allowing you to bypass a GP's appointment to see someone:
Magic Styl’o Pens Offer
At our last Open Day on 19th May 2012 Magic Styl’o demonstrated its camouflage pens and free samples were advertised in the July 2012 edition of Dispatches.
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