Children's dermatology


We provide a comprehensive dermatology service for children with skin conditions. Our patients are strongly supported by specialist dermatology nurses who provide continuing education and advice to help children and their parents to manage their skin condition.

Our dermatology services include: skin biopsies, minor procedures, phototherapy ultraviolet light treatment (PUVA), iontophoresis (for excessive perspiration) and a dermatology day unit.

Conditions we treat

  • eczema/atopic eczema
  • dry skin conditions
  • pruritus (itching)
  • vitiligo (depigmentation of sections of skin)
  • psoriasis
  • dermatitis (skin inflammation)
  • congenital naevus (brown birthmark)
  • haemangiomas (birthmarks)
  • acne
  • warts
  • veruccas
  • skin infections

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