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 dermatology-icon   Dermatology London: 12 February 2019

2019 Programme

08.45 Registration, refreshments and networking

Chair’s opening remarks:

Dr Sanjeev Rana, GPwSI dermatology, medical director and clinical commissioner, Hertfordshire STP


Eczema in children and young people

  • The evolving field of eczema and future opportunities in prevention and treatment.
  • Relationship between eczema and food allergy.
  • Common pitfalls in eczema management.

 Dr Robert Boyle, reader in paediatric allergy, Imperial College London


Management of acne in primary care

The role of the microbiome and importance of dermocosmetics in keeping the skin in good condition.

Sponsored by:


Refreshment break and exhibition
Tea, coffee, a selection of sweet treats and fruit will be served


Confidently assessing nail disorders

  •  Recognise the common disorders affecting the nails.
  • Suggest options for treatment of various nail conditions.
  • Assess fungal nail infection with a view to improve clinical outcomes.

Dr Ivan Bristow, podiatrist in private practice, Hampshire and visiting fellow, University of Southampton @DrIvanBristow


 Hyperpigmentation: Diagnosis and management

  • Different types of hyperpigmentation and how to diagnose.
  • Management pathway for a patient.
  • Treatment options for the management of hyperpigmentation.

Dr Bernard Ho, dermatologist consultant, St George’s Hospital

Sponsored by Beiersdorf UK Ltd


An introduction to dermoscopy in skin lesion recognition

  • Identifying benign, pre-malignant and malignant lesions.
  • Understanding how dermoscopy can help in General Practice.
  • Gain confidence in recognising benign lesion.

Dr Finbar McGrady, GPwSI dermatology, sessional GP and clinical teaching fellow, Queens University, Belfast


A buffet lunch will be served


Session to be confirmed

Industry sponsorship in progress


Actinic Keratosis

  • Understanding actinic keratosis and the risk factors for developing it.
  • Identifying actinic keratosis variants and differential diagnoses.
  • An overview of treatment options.

Dr Gillian Kyei, GPwSI dermatology, Bromley GP Alliance


Psoriasis: Why it is important that we care

  •  To be able to diagnose psoriasis confidently.
  • To be able to advise patients on management.
  • To have awareness of possible co-morbidities.

Dr Angelika Razzaque, GP trainer, GPwSI and chair, executive committee, The Primary Care Dermatology Society (PCDS)


Refreshment break
Tea, coffee, a selection of sweet treats and fruit will be served


Top tips on assessing hair and scalp conditions

  •  Confidence in assessing patients.
  • Stress and emotional well-being of patients.
  • When to refer to secondary care?

Dr Jennifer Jonesconsultant dermatologist, Royal Free London



  • Management in primary care.
  • Prevention and treatment options to consider.
  • When to refer?

Dr Clive Grattan, consultant dermatologist,St John’s Institute of Dermatology, London


Close of conference

Prepared by Cogora 13/11/18

*We would like to thank our exhibitors, sponsors and partners for supporting this meeting. This includes a number of pharmaceutical companies; including Thornton and Ross Ltd., La Roche Posay, (L’Oréal) and Beiersdorf UK Ltd. These companies have only had input into their individual sessions on the programme where clearly labelled.

** Your delegate badge may, with your permission, be scanned by sponsor companies in the exhibition hall and at sponsored sessions.  If you allow your badge to be scanned, you agree for those companies to contact you about their products, events and/or services – some of which may be promotional in nature. If you do not wish to be contacted by our sponsor companies you have the right to not have your badge scanned when visiting a sponsored stand in the exhibition hall or attending sponsored sessions. You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting the sponsor.

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