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 a community provider such as Novus or a hospital specialist.

Some patients may also have been asked to attend the medical photography department at Pinderfields Hospital for a photograph of a lesion that you or your GP is concerned about. 

Conditions we treat

We provide a wide range of services for people including:

  • The diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer

  • The diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory diseases such as difficult eczema, psoriasis and lupus

  • Skin cancer nurse specialist services

  • Consultant led hair clinics

  • Consultant led patch testing service

  • Paediatric nurse led eczema clinics

  • Nurse led drug monitoring clinics

  • Minor surgery (doctor and nurse led)

  • Phototherapy

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.

Contact us

Pinderfields Hospital 

Telephone: 01924 542019 / 542022

Pontefract Hospital

Telephone: 01977 747595

Dewsbury and District Hospital

Telephone: 01924 816137