Skin health

Interactive tools, smartphone apps and podcasts

  • Skin conditions: a visual guide

    Use this visual guide to identify common skin conditions and problems, including psoriasis, eczema, acne, athlete's foot and rashes.

  • Baby rashes: a visual guide

    A visual guide to baby rashes from nappy rash and eczema to impetigo and meningitis.

  • Childhood illness visual guide

    See what some common childhood conditions look like, from warts and measles to chickenpox, tonsillitis, slapped cheek syndrome and warts.

  • Foot problems: a visual guide

    Your feet take the whole weight of your body, so it's important to take good care of them. Use this visual guide to learn more about some common foot problems.

  • Moles: a visual guide

    Learn the ABCDE of moles to help you keep an eye out for any signs that might be a cause for concern, such as a change in the border, colour or diameter of a mole.

  • Nail abnormalities: a visual guide

    Nails can tell you a lot about your general health but when might it be time to go to your GP for more advice? Use this visual guide to find out.

  • Skin conditions videos

    Find out about common skin conditions such as rosacea, eczema and scabies, and hear experts and real people talk about the symptoms and treatment.

  • Mole self-assessment

    Could you have a cancerous mole and not know it? Use this tool to find out more. This tool is for information only and is not intended to replace a consultation with a GP.

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