Recommendation ID
What types of information provision, including mass-media campaigns, are effective and cost effective in preventing skin cancer in the UK? What factors influence effectiveness and cost effectiveness?
•Does effectiveness and cost effectiveness vary for different population groups? (Groups could be defined by gender, age, race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status or other characteristics such as lifestyle and at-risk behaviours.)
• What impact do they have on knowledge, attitudes, awareness and behaviour, including any impact on physical activity levels and vitamin D-related outcomes?
• What are the key factors that aid or hinder the success of these interventions or campaigns, including for different population groups? In particular, how does changing attitudes to sunbathing and tanning – and perceptions of the risk of skin cancer –influence success? Do attitudes vary for different population groups?
Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Skin cancer prevention
Date issued
January 2011

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No