4 episodes

Janssen Ireland has produced a video and podcast series to support and empower people living with psoriasis as they await access to vital healthcare services. Hosted by broadcaster, Dr Ciara Kelly, PsO Let’s Talk Psoriasis is the first series of its kind designed to bridge the gap in support for people  awaiting specialist care, by providing access to expert guidance from leading Irish dermatologists to help people manage their psoriasis. 

PsO Let’s Talk Psoriasis features a range of guests including healthcare experts and people living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis providing insights and advice on a range of topics from treatment options, mental health, diet and nutrition, managing stigma and self-image. The panel will also answer  some commonly asked questions as well as setting the record straight by busting some myths! 

PsO Let’s Talk Psoriasis PsO Let’s Talk Psoriasis

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Janssen Ireland has produced a video and podcast series to support and empower people living with psoriasis as they await access to vital healthcare services. Hosted by broadcaster, Dr Ciara Kelly, PsO Let’s Talk Psoriasis is the first series of its kind designed to bridge the gap in support for people  awaiting specialist care, by providing access to expert guidance from leading Irish dermatologists to help people manage their psoriasis. 

PsO Let’s Talk Psoriasis features a range of guests including healthcare experts and people living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis providing insights and advice on a range of topics from treatment options, mental health, diet and nutrition, managing stigma and self-image. The panel will also answer  some commonly asked questions as well as setting the record straight by busting some myths! 

    Episode 4 - Understanding psoriatic arthritis

    Episode 4 - Understanding psoriatic arthritis

    Our fourth and final episode in the Beyond Expectations: PsO Let’s Talk Psoriasis series looks at psoriatic arthritis which affects 30% of people living with psoriasis but is notoriously difficult to diagnose.

    Hosted by broadcaster Dr Ciara Kelly, our experts Prof. Doug Veale, Consultant Rheumatologist at St Vincent’s University Hospital and Grainne O’Leary, Chief Executive, Arthritis Ireland provide a clear explanation of the condition and the supports available for patients. They are joined by Irish Paralympian Eamonn Byrne who talks us through how he has learned to manage his psoriatic arthritis and the challenges he has faced. The panel tackle some of the most commonly asked questions by people living with psoriatic arthritis as well as setting the record straight by busting some myths!

    • 41 min
    Episode 3 - Managing paediatric psoriasis

    Episode 3 - Managing paediatric psoriasis

    Psoriasis does not discriminate and affects children as well as adults. In this third episode of Beyond Expectations: PsO Let’s Talk Psoriasis, we will address some of the biggest concerns of parents of children living with psoriasis.


    Broadcaster Dr Ciara Kelly is joined by Dr Maeve McAleer, Consultant Dermatologist at St. James’s Hospital, Fiona Lawlor, Clinical Nurse Specialist in paediatric dermatology at Tallaght University Hospital and 17-year-old Chris Mulligan who lives with psoriasis. Topics discussed include how to manage psoriasis in children, treatment options, speaking about psoriasis to teachers and friends, and the transition from paediatric to adult care. The panel also answer some of the most common questions posed by parents.

    • 37 min
    Episode 2 - Living with psoriasis

    Episode 2 - Living with psoriasis

    Learning to live with psoriasis presents its own unique challenges, especially during the period while people await access to specialist care. Episode two in our four-part Beyond Expectations: PsO Let’s Talk Psoriasis series focuses on common challenges faced by people living with psoriasis day-to-day.




    Prof. Caitriona Ryan, Consultant Dermatologist at the Institute of Dermatologists and Selene Daly, Advanced Nurse Practitioner in dermatology at Sligo University Hospital, join our host, broadcaster Dr Ciara Kelly, to share their expertise on lifestyle, common concerns relating to fertility plus practical tips for everyday management of the condition. They are joined by social media influencer Sarah Hanrahan who shares her experience of living with scalp psoriasis. As in episode one, our panel of experts answer some of the most commonly asked questions by people living with psoriasis as well as setting the record straight by busting some myths!

    • 49 min
    Episode 1 - Newly diagnosed with psoriasis

    Episode 1 - Newly diagnosed with psoriasis

    Receiving a psoriasis diagnosis can be daunting but it's actually the first step towards managing the condition. The first episode of the four-part Beyond Expectations: PsO Let’s Talk Psoriasis series explains in simple terms what exactly psoriasis is, what causes it, and what a typical treatment journey might look like. Hosted by broadcaster, Dr Ciara Kelly, viewers will receive reliable, expert information from Prof. Brian Kirby, Consultant Dermatologist and Dr Paul D'Alton, Clinical Psychologist, both at St Vincent’s University Hospital. They are joined by photographer Damien Broderick who has been living with psoriasis since the age of 18. Our panel of experts also tackle some of the most commonly asked questions by people recently diagnosed with psoriasis as well as setting the record straight by busting some myths!

    • 46 min

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