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The dermatology department aims to provide a comprehensive service for the accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of dermatological conditions, including improved public education, and the early detection and treatment of skin cancer. Patients with all types of skin conditions are seen for diagnosis and treatment in the outpatient unit. Specialised clinics and combined clinics with colleagues in different departments are also held on a regular basis.


Key personnel

Dr Julia Gass - Clinical Lead

Non-urgent advice: Information for patients

All Consultants run general dermatology clinics, see skin cancer patients, and carry out minor procedures in Dermatology.

We have a number of sub-specialty clinics including paediatric dermatology, complex eczema, psoriasis and hidradenitis suppurativa; photodermatology, contact dermatitis, male & female genital disease, nurse-led acne clinic and leg ulcer clinic. We have a phototherapy unit which treats predominantly psoriasis and eczema patients.

We undertake Moh's surgery for basal cell carcinoma and photodynamic therapy for sun damage and some forms of early skin cancer.

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Referral information

Most outpatient referrals are received via a patient's GP. Emergency patients are seen via the on-call registrar and consultant. Patients cannot self-refer to our service.