Treatment Pathway for Plaque Psoriasis

This psoriasis treatment pathway is an example of the typical progression through the types of psoriasis treatments available. It will be dependent on the patient's severity of disease, impact on quality of life and treatment preferences, along with the treating prescriber's individual approach. It is important to talk to your GP or dermatologist regarding which psoriasis treatments may be suitable for you.

Treatment pathway diagram
Adapted from Baker C et al. Australas J Dermatol 2013;54(2):148−154.

Accessing treatments

The earlier you see your GP and get a diagnosis, the earlier treatment can start. So, if you recognise any of the symptoms listed on this site, talk to your GP.

Topical treatments

Light therapy

Systemic treatments

Biologic treatments