Dermatology Nurse Specialist

The community dermatology nurse specialist provides the following:

  • Supporting and educating patients with long term conditions such as Eczema, Psoriasis Acne/ Rosacea (post first-line treatment) Bacterial/fungal/viral infections of the skin (post first-line treatment)Lower limb dermatosis or their carers where appropriate (including discussion of treatments options allowing for patients choice in the skin disease specific management options)

  • Independent nurse prescriber: assesses, diagnoses and treat specified dermatology conditions

  • Provides Cryo therapy clinics to treat and manage benign chronic lesions requiring recurrent treatments

  • NMC recorded nurse educator (PGCE) – educating patients, community nursing staff and the PHCT

Coverage

Crawley

How To Access

The Community Dermatology Nursing Team currently accepts direct referrals from the following healthcare professionals:

  • General Practitioners

  • H/V D/N S/N P/N

  • Secondary Care dermatology team

  • Well baby clinics in family centres

  • Direct referral from patients living with chronic skin diseases, (frequent flyers) e.g. acne/eczema/psoriasis

  • Dermatology GPSI’s

Contact Details

Community dermatology administrator
Crawley hospital
Planned treatment 4 floor
West green drive
Crawley
RH117DH
Tel: 01293 600300 ext 4029
Fax: 01293 600323
You can phone our service out of hours leaving a message on the answer machine, We will contact you within 24 hours.

Opening Hours

The service is currently run Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm

How to find us

Crawley hospital
Planned treatment 4 floor
West Green Drive
Crawley
RH117DH

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