The dermatology department provides a comprehensive service for the diagnosis and management of all diseases of the skin in both adults and children. This includes diseases of the nails, hair and genital area. General services include general consultant clinics, skin surgery, nurse-led clinics for management of chronic skin conditions, day case treatments for application of skin or scalp treatments, light therapy for skin conditions such as psoriasis, and leg ulcer dressings clinics.

We have dedicated clinics for diagnosis of skin cancer, counselling and support for skin cancer patients and skin check clinics for transplant recipients. Skin cancer treatments include complex surgery, including skin flaps and skin grafts, photodynamic therapy and cryotherapy. Specialist services include patch test clinics, iontophoresis, botulinum toxin injections for axillary hyperhidrosis, nurse-led pregnancy prevention clinics for female patients on isotretinoin, and biological therapy for psoriasis, as well as paediatric dermatology clinics held in the children’s hospital.

Outpatient services - locations and contacts


Within Derby and Derbyshire, we provide outpatient-based services at the following locations:

  • London Road Community Hospital
  • Ilkeston Community Hospital
  • Ripley Community Hospital
  • Ashbourne Community Hospital

Telephone: 01332 254 655


Within Staffordshire, we provide outpatient-based services at the following locations:

  • Queen's Hospital Burton
  • Samuel Johnson Community Hospital, Lichfield
  • Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital, Tamworth

Telephone: 01283 511 511 ext 4009

Inpatient services - location and contact

All inpatient care for Dermatology is delivered at Royal Derby Hospital:

Royal Derby Hospital
Uttoxeter Road
DE22 8NE

How to get here

Telephone: 01332 340 131