Can I request my skin check be performed by a female doctor?
Yes. Provided that the clinic has a female doctor, it is absolutely ok to request this at the time of your booking.
How often should I get my skin checked?
There are a number of factors, including personal and family history, skin type and level of exposure to the sun to take into account.
What is the difference between a skin cancer clinic and a check by my GP?
Skin cancer clinics usually employ doctors with specialist experience in skin cancer diagnosis and treatment with additional equipment for checks.
What does a skin check involve?
The doctor may study your skin for any changes or abnormalities that require further investigation. This is a painless procedure.