Dermatology (skin)

Dermatology (skin)

Dermatology is a medical speciality which diagnoses and treats diseases of the skin, hair and nails.

About our service

You will have been referred into the department through your GP via the ‘choose and book’ service or by Novus or another community service or hospital specialist.

Conditions we treat

We work with a wide range of health professionals to support patients to remain at home whilst managing their long term conditions such as:

  • Diabetes
  • COPD 
  • Respiratory and cardiac conditions.

As well as managing complex wound dressings, pressure ulcers, and support with medication our speciality in District Nursing is caring for dying patients at home in their last days of life.

What our patients say

Patients say

Excellent care everything clearly explained made to feel at ease.

Patients say

Completely relaxed me, I was a nervous wreck! So reassuring.

Patients say

Informative and speedy care given.

Patients say

Clear explanation and plan going forward.

Patients say

Everything explained and the staff were excellent.

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