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Coronavirus / COVID-19

If you have a new continuous cough and/or high temperaturedo not come to our hospitals.

Follow the national advice and stay at home for seven days. For most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild infection, but for some of our patients it is a higher risk. Please help us to help you.

Important information about non-urgent inpatient operations and outpatient appointments.

From Monday 23 March we will not allow any visitors to our hospitals – with a few exceptions.

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List of procedures offered

We accept private self-paying and insured patients, including those with conditions not covered by the NHS; for example:

  • asymptomatic skin tags
  • benign moles
  • warts
  • epidermoid cysts.

Benefits of being seen privately at the Churchill Hospital

  • The support of a large highly experienced specialist Dermatology Nursing Team
  • Four state-of-the-art surgical theatres, as well as photodynamic therapy and phototherapy services
  • Procedures can often be done on the same day of an appointment
  • Skin cancer cases are reviewed and supported by the Oxford Skin Cancer Multidisciplinary Team

Services available

  • Skin and mole checks with dermoscopy
  • Benign mole, skin tag and wart removal
  • Cryotherapy
  • Skin cancer surgery including Mohs micrographic surgery
  • Photodynamic therapy (PDT) for skin cancers and pre-cancerous sun damage; including daylight PDT
  • Laser treatment for vascular lesions
  • Allergy testing, including skin prick and specific IgE testing
  • Treatment of urticaria and angioedema including with Omalizumab
  • Allergy dietetic advice
  • Patch testing for contact dermatitis
  • Desensitisation: pollens, house dust mites, animals, bee/wasp venom
  • Phototherapy: narrowband UVB and PUVA
  • Photo-testing for photosensitive conditions
  • Paediatric Dermatology supported by a Paediatric Dermatology Nurse
  • Specialist vulval and penile dermatology expertise

Income from private services helps support the NHS service.