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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
  • Service Location:
  • 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
    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
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