Reducing the incidence of skin cancers
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Reducing the incidence of skin cancers

Gill Godsell Skin cancer clinical nurse specialist, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Malignant melanoma rates have increased significantly in the UK in recent years and education on the use of sunscreen as a means of prevention is essential. This article gives primary health care nurses the tools to advise patients on good practice and the communication techniques to improve compliance.

Correspondence gill.godsell@nuh.nhs.uk

Primary Health Care. 22, 2,33-38. doi: 10.7748/phc2012.03.22.2.33.c8964

Published in print: 28 March 2012

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review

Conflict Of Interest

None declared