The dermatology department provides diagnosis, treatment and clinics for skin conditions.

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    Healthcare provided

    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
    • prick testing clinics
    • minor operation clinics

    Visit the AccessAble website for accessibility information and directions for visiting the Dermatology Department. 

    Get in touch

    For appointment queries call
    01226 434343

    To speak to our secretaries call
    01226 431334 or 01226 435956
    9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday