Skin Cancer Screening Day April 16th 2016

skin_cancer_20160416The skin cancer screening day, successfully run for its third year, marked the launch of the annual Sun Awareness campaign. It aimed at raising public awareness on the dangers of overexposure to the sun, and methods of protection that should be taken to prevent this damage. The dermatology department provided clinics to review moles and skin changes which could indicate skin cancer, with 2 consultant dermatologists available on the day to provide further assessment.