Staying safe in the sun

We’ve all forgotten what the sun looks like so we need to be especially Sun Aware now.

Some sun helps the body to create vitamin D and can give us a feeling of general wellbeing but if we over-do our sun exposure this can cause permanent damage to our skin and is the main cause of skin cancer. Remember to use precautions when going out in the sun:

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Slip on a top, Slop on some sun lotion, Slap on a hat, Seek out some shade, and Slide on the sunglasses.

Come and see our collection of leaflets, posters and teaching resources for you to use with your patients, or order them via our Health Promotion page on our website.