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2018 Programme

08:45 Registration, refreshments and networking
Please arrive promptly. Refreshments, pastries and fruit will be provided.

 09:20   Chair’s welcome
Dr George Moncrieff, GPSI dermatology and chair, Dermatology Council for England

 09:30  Paediatric eczema

  •  Common pitfalls in management of paediatric eczema
  • New developments and treatments

Dr Helen Cox, consultant in paediatric allergy, asthma and immunology, London

10:15 Psoriasis: A clinical update

Dr Tony Downs, consultant dermatologist and clinical director, DMC Healthcare

Supported by LEO Pharma

10:50  Refreshment break
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided

11:20  Hyperhidrosis

  • Management of patients with excessive sweating
  • Potential treatment options

Dr Nav Paul, GPSI and senior dermatology clinical fellow, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

12.05  Acne management in primary care

  • Including managing patients in the era of antimicrobial stewardship

Dr George Moncrieff, GPSI dermatology and chair, Dermatology Council for England

Supported by Galderma

12.45 Lunch
This event is supported by a small exhibition where a handful of industry partners will showcase their products and services. Their support allows us to provide this event. Please take some time to speak to them over lunch. 

13.35 Itch, infestations and infections

  • Identifying common causes of pruritus
  • First and second line treatment
  • When to refer

Dr Anton Alexandroff, consultant dermatologist and honorary senior lecturer

14:15  Dermatological challenges in pigmented skin

  • Common challenges relating to pigmentation disorders
  • Different presentations on pigmented skin

Dr George Moncrieff, GPSI dermatology and chair, Dermatology Council for England

15.10 Refreshment break
Tea, coffee and cake will be provided

15:35 Picture Quiz: Dermatological indications of systemic disease

Dr Liz Ogden, GP, associate specialist and clinical lead of the Community Skin Service North and East Hertfordshire

16.20 Lumps, bumps and lesions

  • Confident diagnosis of common and less common presentations
  • Recognising potential malignancy

Dr Simon Clay, GPSI and hospital practitioner in Dermatology, Birmingham

17.00 Close of conference

* We would like to thank our partners and exhibitors for their support. Unless mentioned in the agenda, they have had no influence over content or speakers


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    “Well organised, very relevant information, well presented. One of the best courses I’ve been on.”

    Dr Camilla Arthur


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    Excellent, amazing, very well organised, useful and practical, this is the best seminar i have attended.”

    Dr Alaa Suliman

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    A very useful day as most of the talks were relevant to my daily practice. ”Prescribing in Pregnancy” has changed my practice completely in certain aspects.”

    Dr Eliza V. Moldovan 

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    “This is the second time I have been to the pulse dermatology seminar, and I would do so again. The material is practical, relevant and interesting.”

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