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sk:n help clients find an affordable way to discover their best skin

19th February 2015

In a recent survey carried out by sk:n clinics, it was found that as many as 1 in 5 women are too embarrassed to leave the house due to a skin complaint, whilst more than half the two thousand women surveyed said that their skin complaint dramatically knocked their confidence.

Four out of ten women cite lack of disposable income as the biggest obstacle to caring for their skin.

sk:n clinics know that people don't always have the means and so are working with partners to ensure we can address this situation.

  • First of all, we offer a variety of treatments and products, which we frequently discount. Right now, facial laser hair removal is at 30% off, using the best lasers in the country and the highest trained staff
  • Secondly, we offer interest free credit for more expensive courses. Find out more here.
  • Thirdly, we take on more GP referrals than any other provider. So ask your GP if you can be referred to sk:n, as 900,000 people are referred to dermatologists each year.
  • Finally, if you have health insurance with BUPA, ask if they can refer you to us as part of your plan.

NHS Heritage

  • sk:n was founded in 1990 in Leeds and Harrogate within its NHS hospitals, to provide in-house dermatologists with access to the most advanced lasers in the country.
  • The number 1 referred clinic by the NHS and GPs

Fast Facts

  • 4 out of 5 of the UK's top dermatologists work for sk:n
  • sk:n has a high vetting process; turning away 50 doctors each year during recruitment
  • No other chain of dermatology services is more regulated than sk:n
  • The only skin clinic with an expert Medical Standards Team - every clinic has a Medical Director to manage medical standards with regular advisory board meetings
  • A founder member of the Independent Health Advisory Service (IHAS) with a partnership for 10 years
  • The first member of Treatments You Can Trust (TYCT), a Department of Health backed register of cosmetic injectable providers and continues to play an active role
  • Governed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) - the health watchdog in England with audits regularly reported as 'Excellent'
  • Exceeds recommendations of the Keogh report (Review of the Regulation of the Cosmetic Interventions chaired by NHS Medical Director Professor Sir Bruce Keogh)
  • Ranked in the Top 100 Healthcare Providers to work for in the UK
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