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.
Patient information leaflets
|Camouflage (applying it and caring for your products)||223KB PDF||02 Aug 2022|
|Carcinoma (SCC) - self examination following||280KB PDF||07 Oct 2021|
|Carcinoma - Basal Cell (BCC)||159KB 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.||07 Oct 2021|
|Carcinoma - Squamous Cell (SCC)||173KB PDF||A squamous cell carcinoma is a form of skin cancer which starts in the surface cells in the skin.||07 Oct 2021|
|Cryotherapy||159KB PDF||07 Oct 2021|
|Eczema - discoid||77KB PDF||14 Jul 2020|
|Efudix cream||153KB PDF||07 Oct 2021|
|Hand dermatitis||157KB PDF||07 Oct 2021|
|Iontophoresis||180KB PDF||03 Sep 2020|
|Melanoma||158KB PDF||Malignant melanoma is a form of skin cancer which arises from pigment producing cells and often appears as a new or changing mole.||07 Oct 2021|
|Melanoma - self examination following||280KB PDF||03 Sep 2020|
|Methotrexate - inflammatory conditions including psoriasis and psoratic arthritis||324KB PDF||19 Apr 2023|
|Methotrexate - inflammatory conditions including psoriasis and psoratic Arthritis - Patient Held Blood Monitoring Booklet||546KB PDF||06 Nov 2020|
|Mole check||267KB PDF||A regular (3 - 6 monthly) inspection of you and your family’s skin and existing moles is important.||07 Oct 2021|
|Patch testing||287KB PDF||07 Oct 2021|
|PUVA treatment||479KB PDF||17 Apr 2023|
|Skin moisturisers (Emollients)||276KB PDF||30 Mar 2023|
|Skin surgery - Before||330KB PDF||25 Aug 2022|
|Skin surgery - following||212KB PDF||25 Aug 2022|
|Sun protection||341KB PDF||07 Oct 2021|