Barnsley Hospitals Dermatology team provide a diagnostic and treatment service for all Dermatological conditions. We serve the Barnsley population and also receive referrals from many surrounding areas.

The department is staffed by Dermatology Consultants, GP’s with a special interest in dermatology (GPSI), GP Clinical Assistants (GPCA), a Nurse Practitioner and a Skin Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS).

The dermatology department is a consultant led service that provides the following:

  • General dermatology clinics for various rashes
  • Skin cancer clinics (2 week wait for melanomas and squamous cell carcinomas)
  • Lesion clinics for other lesions where there is a diagnostic uncertainty
  • Skin surgery clinics mainly for skin cancers and some benign lesions (benign lesions with prior funding approval)
  • Contact dermatitis and patch testing clinics
  • Vulval clinics (run in conjunction with GU Medicine)
  • A tertiary referral clinic for difficult urticaria and angioedema
  • Paediatric (children’s) dermatology clinic
  • We also have a range of nurse led clinics including:
  • Iontophoresis clinics for patients with hyperhidrosis (excess sweating)
  • Leg ulcer clinics (for difficult ulcers, which are not responding to community treatment)
  • Phototherapy clinics
  • Camouflage treatment clinics
  • Patch testing clinics
  • Prick testing clinics
  • Minor operation clinics



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