ST ALBANS, England, July 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Alliance (PAPAA) has launched a new secure eCommerce site . Visitors can now order free information, pay and renew their subscription, make donations and buy from a selection of publications aimed at providing practical information on these conditions.

A spokesperson for the charity said this facility has been provided following extensive feedback from members and existing website users; this service is an extension of our main site , and we hope that users will find it of value and user-friendly.

PAPAA is an independently funded UK charity, formed following the merger of the Psoriatic Arthropathy Alliance and the Psoriasis Support Trust in 2007. The charity's aim is to become a principal source of information on psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in the UK.

The charity's ambitious aims include the development of interactive online training programmes for patients and professionals.

Two major projects are already underway and these will be accessible once developed from the new site. PAPAA wants to provide a positive approach for people affected by the skin disease psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, which can have significant impact on an individual's quality of life and psychological wellbeing

Note to editors:

PAPAA is a leading supplier of free patient information, covering all aspects of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Bulk supplies are available to healthcare professionals for distribution to their patients.

A magazine called Skin 'n' Bones Connection is produced twice a year and is aimed at providing a mix of news and editorial that is of interest to patients and healthcare professionals, or anyone affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

All media/press releases and enquiries should be directed to Julie Chandler Managing Editor: Email:

For general enquiries, PAPAA can be contacted at: PAPAA PO Box 111 St Albans AL2 3JQ Tel: +44(0)1923-672837 Email: Registered charity no: 1118192


CONTACT: All media/press releases and enquiries should be directed toJulie Chandler Managing Editor: Email: ; For generalenquiries, PAPAA can be contacted at: PAPAA, PO Box 111, St Albans, AL23JQ, Tel: +44(0)1923-672837, Email: