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Redditch, Bromsgrove and Wyre Forest

T: 01507 549 998

We provide consultant-led and delivered community dermatology service available to NHS patients registered within the Redditch and Bromsgrove CCG and Wyre Forest CCG registered populations. Our service delivers assessment and treatment for a variety of skin problems and includes minor procedures.

Our waiting times are typically 4 to 6 weeks and we provide extended opening times including clinics at the weekend.

We understand skin conditions have a major effect on people’s lives which is why we aim to provide treatment as quickly as possible, often providing surgical treatment for patients the on the same day.

Clinic locations

  • BHI Parkside
    Stourbridge Road, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B61 0AZ
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  • Aylmer Lodge
    Hume Street Medical Centre, Kidderminster, Worcesteshire, DY11 6SF
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Information for GPs: conditions you can refer to us

Inclusions

  • Management of mild to moderate forms of common rashes such as eczema, psoriasis, lichen planus, urticaria, fungal infections
  • Premalignant skin lesions (Solar keratoses or Bowen’s disease)
  • Low risk BCCs on trunks and limbs in line with NICE skin cancer guidance 2010
  • Acne
  • Diagnosis, investigation or management of other chronic rashes, unless diagnostic doubt
  • Minor surgical procedures
  • Diagnosis, investigation or management of mild/ moderate/ non-worrying dermatoses and skin lesion in children unless diagnostic doubt
  • Conditions of hair scalp and nails
  • Medication review
  • Actinic keratosis
  • Management and advice including follow up of skin cancer conditions treated in secondary care by agreement;
  • Medical mycology

Procedures Performed

  • Category B cryotherapy (BCC, Bowen’s Disease, Bowenoid papulosis of penis, Pagets disease of anus)
  • Minor surgical procedures (Excision, Cautery and Biopsies)

Exclusions

  • Patients who are not registered with a member GP Practice of R&B CCG or WF CCG
  • Urgent 2 week wait cancer referral
  • High risk BCC / Phototherapy and Patch testing
  • Benign lesions such as verruca’s, warts, viral warts etc
  • Leg ulcers (please refer to community leg ulcer or vascular surgeon)
  • Acute infections needing urgent/inpatient treatment e.g. cellulitis
  • Benign skin lesion for cosmetics reasons
  • Severe inflammatory skin disease requiring non-conventional therapy
  • Specialised skin surgery / Laser treatment /
  • Life threatening skin disease
  • Severe paediatric skin disease (patients under 16 years old)
  • Genital dermatology / Genetic dermatology
  • Non-malignant lymphoedema
  • HIV and infectious disease of the skin
  • Leprosy / Specialised dermapathology
  • Occupational dermatoses and contact dermatoses
    Procedure Exclusions
  • Clinically urgent procedures
  • Procedures related to the treatment of malignant diseases, apart from low risk BCC’s
  • Category A Cryotherapy (Actinic Keratoses, Skin tags, Keloids, symptomatic seborrheic warts, viral warts, plantar warts)