British Association of Dermatologists The British Association of Dermatologists is the central and long-established association of practising UK dermatologists, it aims to continually improve the treatment and understanding of skin disease.
Centre for Skin Sciences The Centre for Skin Sciences, based at Bradford University, is a leading UK centre of expertise in the skin and hair sciences working closely with the health and personal care sectors.
Changing Faces Changing faces is a charity aimed at helping people face disfigurement with confidence. While the site itself doesn't have anything specific to alopecia, a lot of the general information is very relevant. The site is easy to use and has a good range of links.
British Skin Foundation The British Skin Foundation exists solely for the purpose of supporting research into skin disease. Working closely with patient support groups (including Alopecia UK) as well as many of the country's leading dermatology departments, the Foundation aims to help the 7 million people in the UK who suffer with a serious skin condition.
Skin Care Campaign The Skin Care Campaign (SCC) is an umbrella organisation representing the interests of all people with skin diseases in the UK. Established in 1992, it is a subsidiary of the National Eczema Society, a registered charity. Alopecia UK is a member organisation of the Skin Care Campaign.
Support and advice
Alopecia Help and Advice (Scotland) A locally based charity setting out to help people suffering from Alopecia Areata. It was set up by the mothers of two girls with AA who live in Grangemouth and Edinburgh.
BeBold Based in the North West and campaigners who raise awareness and challenge social attitudes.
Caring Hair UK, Hertfordshire based charity who offer free, specialist services on all aspects of hair loss and hair thinning.
Follicle This has a range of advice but is centered around androgenetic alopecia or male-pattern baldness.
Counselling Directory A confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events. To ensure the professionalism of our website, all counsellors have provided us with qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body.
National Alopecia Areata Foundation A very good site with extensive information for people suffering from alopecia. The site is American and subsequently some parts are more useful for people living in the USA. However they will send information to the UK but in order to join you need a membership fee in dollars.
Alopecia Areata Support Association The AASA is an Australian voluntary group established to provide information and support for people with alopecia (areata, totalis or universalis), and their family and friends.
Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation A site for people with Cicatrical (scarring) alopecia. This is an excellent US-based organisation which raises money for research into this rare form of alopecia.