Information Leaflets

We provide free, reliable information which can be

supplied on request by email, or you can download

each leaflet as required below.

The Basics - This leaflet is intended to provide you with a

basic understanding regarding Hidradenitis Suppurativa,

including information on symptoms, common treatments,

surgical procedures and self management tips. 


The Physical Side - This leaflet gives general information

about the different physical effects that Hidradenitis

Suppurativa can have on a patient, from itching to

intimacy issues. Download

The Emotional Side - The Emotional side of HS can be very complex, and can affect patients in a variety of ways, this 8 page leaflet touches on looking after yourself emotionally, including some mindfulness tips to help you. Download

Pain Management - Pain can be very difficult to manage, and can contribute to the emotional distress associated with the condition. This information looks at ways to help to cope with this pain. Download

Employment and HS - Trying to work while suffering from HS can be difficult, particularly if at the more severe stages of the condition. Here we touch on your rights as an employee, and help for those who cannot continue with employment. Download