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We call for tougher regulation on sunbed use.

Submitted on Friday 13th September 2019

Published on Thursday 19th September 2019

Current status: Closed

Closed: Wednesday 6th November 2019

Signatures: 8

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NHS ~ UK

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We call for tougher regulation on sunbed use.

Petition Details

Skin cancer rates continue to soar in the UK, melanoma kills 6 people per day. Experts in Australia say that rates have reduced since the ban. It is estimated by 2025 the treatment of skin cancers will cost the NHS £465m a year.The NHS is already overstretched.

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Skin cancer rates continue to soar in the UK, melanoma kills 6 people per day. Experts in Australia say that rates have reduced since the ban. It is estimated by 2025 the treatment of skin cancers will cost the NHS £465m a year.The NHS is already overstretched.

1/ A raise from the minimum age of a sunbed user from 18 to 21.

2/ Make sunbed salons subject to more rigorous checks.


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