Dermatology

Current status as of 28 August 2020

Urgent skin lesion patients are being seen in one stop lesion clinics or via the telephone consultation. Clinics are currently in place in the outpatient department at Prince Philip Hospital and Withybush General Hospital.  Patients attending one stop lesion clinics may be offered treatment on the day if appropriate.

Some telephone clinics and face to face clinic appointments are in place for urgent lesion follow up patients. 

Minor procedures using local anaesthetic are being undertaken at Prince Philip Hospital and Withybush General Hospital 

Urgent general dermatology services for adults are being provided via telephone consultations.  Where appropriate urgent patients are being seen face to face in outpatient clinics. Telephone consultations are also in place for urgent follow up patients. 

Acne follow ups are being provided for via telephone consultations. 

 

Future plans

Phased plans to increase capacity in the outpatients department whilst following social distancing rules and the introduction of virtual appointments.  

 

How to get in contact

Please refer to your patient letter for contact details or contact the PALS team on telephone number: 0300 0200159 or email: hdhb.patientsupportservices@wales.nhs.uk

For general information regarding this service, please visit the Dermatology webpage here

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