Can I still get SunSense sunscreen on prescription?
In 2017 the NHS reviewed prescriptions to target cuts in the NHS. NHS England announced a review after local health bosses identified £400m of spending they believe has little or no clinical value.1 Sunsense™ Ultra can be prescribed for skin protection against ultraviolet radiation in abnormal cutaneous photosensitivity resulting from genetic disorders or photodermatoses, including vitiligo and those resulting from radiotherapy; chronic or recurrent herpes simplex labialis. Preparations with SPF less than 30 should not normally be prescribed
Key conditions to prescribe SunSenseTM
- Polymorphic light eruption