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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.
Within Derby and Derbyshire, we provide outpatient-based services at the following locations:
Telephone: 01332 254 655
Within Staffordshire, we provide outpatient-based services at the following locations:
Telephone: 01283 511 511 ext 4009
|Carcinoma (SCC) - self examination following||1039KB PDF||30 Jun 2020|
|Carcinoma - Basal Cell (BCC)||804KB PDF||A basal cell carcinoma comes from the cells in the base of the skin. The vast majority are slow growing and almost never spread to other areas or organs in the body. Skin cancer.||22 Jun 2020|
|Carcinoma - Squamous Cell (SCC)||732KB PDF||A squamous cell carcinoma is a form of skin cancer which starts in the surface cells in the skin.||22 Jun 2020|
|Cryotherapy||771KB PDF||22 Jun 2020|
|Efudix Cream||380KB PDF||22 Jun 2020|
|Emollients||755KB PDF||22 Jun 2020|
|Hand Dermatitis||580KB PDF||22 Jun 2020|
|Melanoma||879KB PDF||Malignant melanoma is a form of skin cancer which arises from pigment producing cells and often appears as a new or changing mole.||22 Jun 2020|
|Mole check||498KB PDF||A regular (3 - 6 monthly) inspection of you and your family’s skin and existing moles is important.||22 Jun 2020|
|Patch Testing||1566KB PDF||22 Jun 2020|
|PUVA Treatment||5925KB PDF||22 Jun 2020|
|Skin cancer team||619KB PDF||30 Jun 2020|
|Skin surgery||1702KB PDF||22 Jun 2020|
|Skin Surgery - following||1074KB PDF||22 Jun 2020|
|Sun Protection||866KB PDF||22 Jun 2020|