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East Riding of Yorkshire (ERY)

T: 01482 947 700

The DMC Community Dermatology Service provides Consultant led community based care and advice to NHS patients registered within the East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group. Our service delivers assessment and treatment for a variety of skin problems. DMC brings the highest standard of care closer to patients’ homes without the need for referral to secondary care. The service will operate as a one-stop clinic where possible.

By E-Referral: Selecting the patients preferred clinic location

  • St Nicholas’ Surgery
    Queen St, Withernsea, HU19 2PZ
  • Field House Surgery
    18 Victoria Road, Bridlington, YO15 2AT
  • The Medical Centre
    Cranwell Road, Diffield, YO25 6UH
  • Church View Surgery
    Market Hill, Hedon, Hull, HU12 8JE
  • South Cave Surgery
    67 Ferry Road, South Cave, Borugh, HU15 2JG

Information for GPs: conditions you can refer to us

Inclusions

  • Rashes of diagnostic uncertainty (where no concerns of malignancy exist)
  • Inflammatory disorders not responding to GP treatment, e.g. lichen planus
  • Moderate acne (including Roaccutane)
  • Moderate psoriasis for treatment principally with topical therapies
  • Moderate eczema for treatment principally with topical therapies and supervision by nurses/health visitors;
  • Other moderate inflammatory dermatoses that are poorly controlled despite treatment from the GP
  • Non Scarring localised alopecia
  • Keloid scars (excludes surgery)
  • Urticaria
  • Solar Lentigo
  • Benign Naevi (for diagnosis as removal non commissioned for cosmetic purposes)
  • Non Scarring Nail dystrophy
  • Bowens Disease (for diagnostic purposes as should be managed by GP)
  • Benign lesions (excludes surgery)
  • Symptomatic lesions such as;
  • Pyogenic granulomata
  • Dermatofibromata
  • Patients referred from secondary care for follow up

Exclusions

The service is not considered clinically appropriate for patients who have or are suspected to have: Suspicious skin lesions falling under the 2ww pathway e.g. MM and SCC.

  • Dermatological emergencies e.g. exfoliative dermatitis or blistering skin disorders.
  • Patients already under the ongoing care of a secondary care dermatologist e.g. taking immunosuppressive drugs.
  • A suspicious change in a mole or melanocytic lesion.
  • Patients who have received significant intervention for the same condition previously within the acute setting and for whom it would appear appropriate that the referral should be re-directed to a more appropriate service.

This service is not available to the following cohorts:

  • Patients not registered with an East Riding GP practice (unless resident in East Riding and not registered with any GP).
  • Patients who require emergency treatment.
  • Patients seeking private healthcare services.
  • Patients requiring management as part of a post-surgical pathway.