SKCIN Launches Groundbreaking Sun Safe Workplaces Accreditation Programme for Employers of Outdoor Workers.
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  SKCIN, a charity that specialises in the prevention and early detection of skin cancer through educational intervention, has unveiled its pioneering Sun Safe Workplaces national accreditation programme. With a pressing need to address the elevated risk of skin cancer among outdoor workers, the charity urges employers to get on board and take proactive steps in addressing this moral and legal imperative. Solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) emitted by the Sun is classified as a known human carcinogen, responsible for a staggering 90% of all skin cancer cases. This places outdoor workers ..read more
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  AHEAD OF NATIONAL SKIN CANCER AWARENESS MON...
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  AHEAD OF NATIONAL SKIN CANCER AWARENESS MONTH IN MAY, BRITISH BEAUTY BACKS VAT BURN CAMPAIGN AMIDST SKIN CANCER PANDEMIC   National skin cancer charity, SKCIN unite influential leaders that represent the British Beauty Industry, to support the VAT Burn Campaign that calls for the removal of VAT on high SPF sunscreen and supportive education.   With the UV Index rising, sunscreen should now be an essential health item on the nation’s shopping list. Yet independent research from various organisations consistently reveals that the price of sunscreen is a clear barrier to its ..read more
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SUNAK WARNED MELANOMA CASES WILL INCREASE WITHOUT GOVERNMENT ACTION
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    Skcin are proud to support SNP MP Amy Callaghan with her on-going VAT Burn Campaign as she warns that cases of melanoma skin cancer will continue on an “upwards trajectory” if the UK government fails to remove VAT on sunscreen products.    Continuing her sun safety public-awareness campaign today (Tuesday, 28 November), Amy Callaghan MP – a skin cancer survivor – has written to the Prime Minister, urging him to make high-factor sunscreen more accessible.    Ms Callaghan has said cases of melanoma have more than doubled in the last twenty-five years, with 17,0 ..read more
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SKCIN AND NEW COLLEGE LANARKSIRE - WORKING IN COLLABORATION TO HELP COMBAT THE RISISNG INCIDENCE OF SKIN CANCER IN SCOTLAND
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SKCIN are delighted to highlight a positive initiative by New College Lanarkshire in Motherwell. The college is supporting the charity’s work through a powerful collaboration that aims to help combat the rising incidence of skin cancer in Scotland.    The Department of Beauty, Aesthetics and Hair design, New College Lanarkshire has shown its commitment to SKCIN by funding over 100 training courses for their students and staff across three sites. Staff and students from the college have been undertaking SKCIN's MASCED (Melanoma and Skin Cancer Early Detection) training programme - dev ..read more
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Sanofi become the UK’s first ‘Skin Cancer SOS’ Accredited Partner of specialist awareness charity Skcin
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Innovative, global healthcare company Sanofi are officially the UK’s first employer to become a Skin Cancer SOS Accredited Partner - with the roll out of a workplace-sponsored, disease prevention and health promotion programme, dedicated to the prevention and early detection of skin cancer.                         Supporting a call to action from the UK’s leading skin cancer awareness charity Skcin, for businesses and organisations to help tackle a major public health concern, Sanofi are implementing a series of initiatives developed ..read more
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SKCIN are delighted to appoint Founder of The Safety in Beauty Campaign, Antonia Mariconda as a charity Ambassador.
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 Antonia, who is a passionate activist and campaigner of raising awareness for accessing safe beauty and aesthetic procedures, is also a recovered victim of melanoma. Diagnosed in her late 20’s after years of sunbed tanning abuse, she has pledged to support SKCIN by raising awareness within the beauty and aesthetics industry by encouraging professionals and practitioners to undertake SKCIN’s successful online skin cancer surveillance training programme MASCED (Melanoma and Skin Cancer Early Detection). The training is a pioneering, accredited course, dedicated to ‘training eyes to save li ..read more
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SKCIN receives industry recognition as a ‘WINNER’ at the 2021 Safety in Beauty Diamond Awards.
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  SKCIN are delighted to have attended the prestigious event that took place on Saturday 4th December at the Royal Lancaster, London - receiving The Founders Choice & Committee Award that celebrates and acknowledges those that have contributed in outstanding ways to community projects, campaigns and charitable endeavours.       As shortlisted finalists in the category of ‘Inspirational Person of the Year’ Award, SKCIN were proud to also receive this special award in recognition of our dedicated work within the beauty, aesthetics and spa industry ‘training eyes to save ..read more
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UK CHARITY SKCIN ARE DELIGHTED TO INTRODUCE A GAME-CHANGER IN SKIN CANCER AWARENESS WITH THE LAUNCH OF THE SKCIN MOBILE APP.
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The UK’s leading skin cancer awareness charity Skcin are delighted to announce the launch of their mobile application - a FREE comprehensive, educational and self-management tool which is set to become a game-changer in skin cancer awareness, prevention and early detection.     Skcin became increasingly aware throughout the Covid-19 pandemic of the need to develop, grow and adapt their services to meet the emerging needs of beneficiaries and take advantage of the evident digital and mobile health revolution. In response to this, Skcin have developed a comprehensive, educational and ..read more
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Lesley Corridan is MASCED Accredited!
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Congratulations to Lesley Corridan for completing the MASCED Accreditation! “Such an amazing course! Thank you.” Lesley Corridan would recommend the MASCED Accreditation to other industry professionals and rates the programme 5 stars ..read more
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SKCIN ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE AN OFFICIAL CHARITY PARTNERSHIP WITH THE UK’S LARGEST RETAILER, TESCO.
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    SKCIN will be working in collaboration with Tesco in a mission to raise awareness of skin cancer prevention and early detection and the importance of sun safety in the UK.   As part of the initiative SKCIN will be supporting Tesco by training its pharmacy colleagues enabling them to confidently advise customers about UV exposure, skin cancer prevention and early detection, in addition to signposting customers to further information. The first part of this training will commence this week with a pilot programme delivered to pharmacists and pharmacy colleagues across four reg ..read more
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