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The dermatology service provides the diagnosis and management of a wide range of skin diseases for both adults and children. This includes inflammatory skin diseases, skin surgery, dermatitis patch testing, laser treatment and mole mapping. Both inpatient and outpatient facilities are available at Poole Hospital.

The services offered by dermatology include:

  • Diagnosis and management of skin disease in adults and children
  • Skin surgery – treatment of pre-malignant and malignant skin disease under local anaesthetic
  • Skin grafts
  • Laser treatment of skin lesions
  • Mole mapping
  • Leg ulcer clinics (nurse led)
  • Patch testing service
  • Cryotherapy of benign and pre-malignant lesions
  • Phototherapy – PUVA (topical and oral) and narrowband UVB treatment of dermatosis
  • Day treatment – topical applications for inflammatory dermatosis, including wet and dry wrapping
  • Photodynamic therapy of pre-malignant lesions

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01202 448148 / 01202 442057

Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Longfleet Road, Poole, Dorset BH15 2JB. Tel: 01202 665511

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