Tanning awareness helplines

Information and advice about tanning awareness

NHS Choices – Tanning Cancer Risk & Sunbeds


Are sunbeds safe

Q and A

Tanning on sunbeds is as bad for you as smoking



Comprehensive help and information from NHS Choices with links to external sites

The British Skin Foundation

Skin cancer


Sun awareness

200 new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed every day in the UK, and melanoma is rising faster than any other type of deadly cancer. In as many as 4 out of 5 cases, skin cancer is a preventable disease. Taking care in the sun will help to protect you from skin cancer. Comprehensive information and advice available on website.

The British Association of Dermatologists


Sun awareness

Information and advice on their Sun Awareness campaign, including fact sheets on sunbeds, sunscreens and safety tips.

McMillan Cancer Support - Risk Factors and causes of skin cancer

Helpline: 0808 808 0000 to speak to a specialist nurse

Skin cancer causes

Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. One in three of us will get cancer. We are all affected by cancer. We can all help. We are Macmillan.

As treatments improve, more and more people are living with cancer in their daily lives. This means they need more than medical help, they also need practical, emotional and financial support.

Cancer Research UK

Call our nurses on freephone 0808 800 4040

Sun awareness


The growth in UK incidence rates over the past twenty years is a clear indication of the need for continuing public education on how to reduce the risk of developing skin cancer and how to detect the early signs. The Sunsmart campaign includes advice on winter sun and sun beds.