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31 May 2024

'Psoriasis Update: What You Need to Know' Conference – Keynote Speaker Announcement

The upcoming 'Psoriasis Update: What You Need to Know' conference, is set to take place on June 22nd at the Pendulum Hotel in Manchester.

The busy agenda is packed with expert talks bringing a wealth of knowledge and the latest insights on psoriasis care and treatment.

We are excited to start off our speaker series and introduce four of our esteemed speakers: Professor Darren Ashcroft, Dr. Satveer Mahil, Dr. Helen Young and Dr. Claire Reid.

Have a read below to learn a little more about them and the impactful work they do. Remember to book your spot at Conference 2024 to hear their insightful talks.

Professor Darren Ashcroft

With an unmatched level of expertise, Professor Darren Ashcroft, Foundation Chair in Pharmacoepidemiology at The University of Manchester will discuss psoriasis epidemiology in the UK.

His innovative research project, which explores variations in psoriasis across ethnic groups received funding from The Psoriasis Association. Join us at our conference in June for his expert insights.

Talk title: Psoriasis in the UK today

Dr. Satveer Mahil

Dr. Satveer Mahil, Consultant Dermatologist and Senior Lecturer at King’s College London, helped establish PsoProtect and PsoProtectMe to track Covid-19’s impact on psoriasis patients.

Following their success, Dr Mahil launched mySkin at our Conference in 2023. Now one year later, she’s back to update us on mySkin findings on psoriasis and overall health. Don’t miss this insightful talk.

Talk title: mySkin: 1 year on

Dr. Helen Young

Dr. Helen Young, Senior Lecturer in Dermatology at The University of Manchester and Consultant Dermatologist, has a keen interest in psoriasis and exercise. Her evidence-based research examines psoriasis and lifestyle behaviour change. Join her session at our annual conference for the latest observations in this area.

Talk title: Exercise and psoriasis: What does the evidence tell us?

Dr. Claire Reid

Dr. Claire Reid, Clinical Lead of the Psoriasis Rapid Access Clinic (PRAC) in Salford, Greater Manchester, understands the challenges of accessing dermatology services for chronic conditions.

She will discuss the success of PRACs, following their launch in Salford in 2018 and their impact on early psoriasis management.

Talk title: Psoriasis Rapid Access Clinics (PRAC): What are they all about?

We welcome both Psoriasis Association members and non-members to this fantastic event.

Booking is essential. To secure your place visit our booking page here.

You can also scan the QR code or contact the office by email at or phone on 01604 251 620.

Keep an eye out for the next keynote speaker announcement and hope to see you on 22nd June.