Sun Health and Sunburn

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has a leaflet called Preventing Skin Cancer.

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Sun Smart

The UK's national skin cancer prevention campaign. On this website you will find information about skin cancer and how to protect yourself from the sun.

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How to Stay Safe in the Sun

Information from Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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Nozoneuk.com

A company that supplies sun protection clothing products for babies, children and adults. They stock over 35 lines at any one time.

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Sun-Togs Sun Protective Clothing

Established online brand carrying an extensive range of UPF50+ sun protective clothing, hats and swimwear especially for children plus an good section on health related issues.

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Equatorsun UV Protection

Equatorsun offers a wide range of sun protective clothing for babies,children and adults. With max. protection of 50+, the range includes swimsuits, sunsuits, surf shirts and swim shorts, sun hats, baby UV suits and more.

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Heat exhaustion and heatstroke

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Sun care

Information from BUPA.

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Sunburn

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

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More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

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