Opportunities to Get Involved

There are often opportunities to help raise awareness of psoriasis, contribute to projects and initiatives, and share your experiences.

Listed below are various opportunities that the Psoriasis Association, or other organisations, are looking for people to get involved with. If you are interested in getting involved in psoriasis research, please see the Research pages on the main Psoriasis Association website.

Please note, some of these opportunities may only be available to people aged 18+. If you are under 18, please contact us to see whether or not this applies to the particular opportunities that you are interested in.

Support the PsoProtectMe registry by sharing your experiences of psoriasis during the COVID-19 pandemic

The team behind the PsoProtectMe psoriasis and COVID-19 registry would be interested to hear more about how the pandemic has affected you in relation to your psoriasis.

Would you be happy to share a quote or a short written piece (250 words or less) about your experiences? Would you be happy for your experiences to be published (including on social media) in order to raise awareness of the PsoProtectMe initative?

If so, please contact  dominic.urmston@psoriasis-association.org.uk to register your interest in taking part.

We would be keen to hear your experiences whether you have already taken the PsoProtectMe survey or not.

Take our survey on telephone & video appointments for your psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis during the pandemic

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we know that more people than ever before are having their healthcare appointments held by telephone or video. If you're based in the UK, we're keen to hear your experiences of these appointments for psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis. Please take our short survey and tell us your thoughts. If you have had more than one telephone or video appointment since the start of the pandemic, please answer in relation to your most recent appointment.

Your answers may be used to help the Psoriasis Association produce a resource to advise people on how to make the most of their telephone and video appointments. Please rest assured that any answers from the survey that are used publicly will be anonymised and so none of your answers will be attributable to you.

Take the survey here

Share your story with us

Are you inspired by other people's stories and interested in sharing your own experiences of psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis? Would you like your story to be featured on our website, and on our social media channels?

We are looking for...

  • Your story of life with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis (or both) in your own words
  • Ideally 400 words or less (if you want to write more, that's fine too)
  • A photo of yourself to accompany your story (you can provide as many photos as you like)

  • If you're interested in taking part and sharing your story, or you'd like more information about the project, please contact us at mail@psoriasis-association.org.uk

Take part in our new 'Active Lifestyles' Photoshoot

The Psoriasis Association is currently looking for participants for our exciting new ‘Active Lifestyles’ photoshoot.

This year we are launching an exciting new project to refresh the look and feel of our website and promotional materials with a brand new set of vibrant images and photographs that focus on an active lifestyle.

It is hoped that the new images will show a more holistic approach to living with psoriasis, which shows the condition as one part of someone’s life, which does not have to stand in the way of them doing anything they want to do.

So, if there is a hobby or sport that you enjoy and would be interested in having your photo taken while participating in, then please do let us know. We are particularly interested in activities including swimming, cycling, dog walking, painting, rambling, reading, cooking, or chatting with friends.

The photoshoot will take place in venues around Northamptonshire using our head office as a base. The date has not yet been set due to current circumstances with COVID-19, however we are keen to get a feel for who might like to be involved.

For further details, or to register your interest, please contact Dominic Urmston via email at dominic.urmston@psoriasis-association.org.uk. .

Additional Opportunities

We are always looking for volunteers who would like to help us with our work whether this is by becoming a media contact, reviewing our information or speaking at events or conferences. If you would like to be involved with any of the opportunities listed below please fill in this form and send it to mail@psoriasis-association.org.uk.

Whilst we try our best to match all of our volunteers with relevant opportunities, please keep in mind that due to the specific requirements of some requests we cannot guarantee you will be contacted.

Become a media contact

We often receive requests from journalists at newspapers and magazines, or production staff at TV companies looking for case studies. Sometimes we also contact the media ourselves to raise awareness of Psoriasis Association events and achievements. If you’d be willing to share your experiences of psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis and raise awareness through the media, let us know.

Review our information

We're committed to producing high quality information about psoriasis and receiving feedback from people living with the condition is key to ensuring our information is accessible and easy to understand.

We regularly produce new information sheets and leaflets about psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and their treatments and we are looking for people based in the UK who would like to feedback on our new and existing information.

Volunteer to be an event speaker

Occasionally we need people with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis to share their experiences at an event such as a conference or lecture, support group or meeting. If you might be interested in any opportunities to tell an audience about your psoriasis let us know.

Join a consultation panel

Join a consultation panel if you’re happy to be contacted to offer your opinion or comment on anything from our own services and literature to taking part in industry or academic initiatives.

Distribute our posters or leaflets

If you’d like to take our literature into your local GP surgery or Dermatology clinic, do let us know and we can send you some information to distribute.

Join our Research Network

To receive emails with opportunities to take part in or to help shape psoriasis research sign up to our Research Network. Please note, these opportunities may come from third parties e.g. academic researchers as well as from the Psoriasis Association.

Learn more about the Research Network.

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