Geoff was diagnosed with psoriasis in his late 30's. Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease, better know for causing dry flaky skin, although, as in Geoff's case, it can cause a form of arthritis know as
PAPAA knows only too well the day-to-day struggles of living with a long-term medical condition and problems that are faced by people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, and as an organisation is working to keep the patient-centred voice alive.
This continuity and link offers the focus and understanding that is needed in order to provide services that patients in the 21st century need, whether information, a listening ear or a disease management programme. PAPAA aims to provide traditional patient support as well as new innovative approaches that a changing healthcare environment requires.
- PAPAA is advised and supported by interested individuals from all areas of the medical profession.
- PAPAA provides educational support to those affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.
- PAPAA supports the medical profession by providing access to up-to-date patient literature and management programmes which are evidence based and backed by research. Good science is the key to providing support to people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.