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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dermatology

The Dermatology Service in Oxford comprises the University of Oxford and the NHS Department of Dermatology, which are fully integrated on the same site at the Churchill Hospital, Oxford.

From a clinical perspective we serve a population of around three quarters of a million and see over 40,000 patients per year. The majority of services are centralised at the Churchill Hospital with further services located at the Horton General Hospital, Banbury.

To find out more about dermatological conditions, visit the British Association of Dermatologists website:

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Attending the department

We run a large number of specialist clinics and services including:

  • acne
  • allergy
  • bullous disease
  • contact dermatitis
  • cutaneous lymphoma
  • hair and nail
  • laser treatment
  • male ano-genital disease (MAGIC)
  • paediatric dermatology
  • photodynamic therapy
  • photosensitivity
  • phototherapy (PUVA/TL01)
  • podiatry
  • psoriasis
  • skin cancer
  • vulval dermatoses
  • wound care and leg ulcer

plus inpatient beds at the Churchill Hospital.

Please report to the receptionist on arrival. If you have recently moved house or have changed address or GP, please let the receptionist know so that your details can be updated.

Please note that a number of clinics are likely to be running at the same time, so patients in the waiting area may not necessarily be attending the same clinic as you.

This is a teaching department and medical students may be present during your consultation. Please let reception know if you would prefer students not to be present.

We will inform you if there is a significant delay in your appointment time.

After your visit the doctor will send a full report to your GP, detailing any further treatment or tests you may require. Your GP should receive this information within two weeks of your visit. It may take longer if you have had complex investigations.

If you are unable to attend your appointment it is important that you contact the department in advance.

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Referrals

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