Position Statements

Position Statements

ACD position statements and fact sheets promote and reflect the views of the College and its Fellows for the purposes of advocacy, education and communication.Position statements address topics that impact College members, health professionals, patients and the community – from guidance and recommendations on dermatology best practice, to information and fact sheets on skin health issues and services for patients, their carers and the community.

Through its position statements, the College aims to provide leadership in dermatology, promote clinical best practice and support optimal outcomes in skin health.

For information on how the College develops its position statements, please view Position and Consensus Statements Policy.

Skin Cancer
Sun protection and sunscreen – March 2017
Skin Cancer in Australia – March 2017

Steroids and children’s eczema
Steroids and Eczema – February 2017
Patient Fact Sheet – Steroids and Eczema – February 2017
Patient Q&A – Steroids and Eczema – February 2017

Psoriasis
Treatment goals for psoriasis – April 2017

 ACD-endorsed Cancer Council Australia position statements
The College works collaboratively with Cancer Council Australia (CCA), providing clinical input and endorsement to CCA position statements. Links to ACD-endorsed CCA statements are listed below.
Sun protection and babies (0-12 months) – April 2017
Sun exposure and vitamin D – risks and benefits – January 2016
Solariums – May 2015
Screening and early detection of skin cancer – July 2014
Tinted windows – June 2013