News and Events

Adolescents and sun protection

13 July 2016

Future sun protection messages should include a focus on the importance of staying in the shade or indoors during periods of high UV radiation to increase awareness of the efficacy of these methods of avoiding skin cancer, according to authors of an Australian adolescent study.

Hamilton Common Skin Lesions and Dermatoscopy Course

6 July 2016

Conducted by Honorary Associate Professor Amanda Oakley, this one-day course in Christchurch on 9 July will address clinical and dermatoscopic diagnosis of common benign and malignant skin lesions, particularly pigmented lesions. 

Wellington Common Skin Lesions and Dermatoscopy Course

4 July 2016

Conducted by Honorary Associate Professor Amanda Oakley, this one-day course in Christchurch on 9 July will address clinical and dermatoscopic diagnosis of common benign and malignant skin lesions, particularly pigmented lesions.  

Auckland Common Skin Lesions and Dermatoscopy Course

4 July 2016

Conducted by Honorary Associate Professor Amanda Oakley, this one-day course in Christchurch on 9 July will address clinical and dermatoscopic diagnosis of common benign and malignant skin lesions, particularly pigmented lesions.  

MelNet welcomes sunbed age restriction

1 July 2016

MelNet is welcoming legislation restricting the use of sunbeds to those aged 18 or over. The Health (Protection) Amendment Bill passed its third reading in Parliament on 30 June 2016.