This site is intended for health professionals only

f t


 dermatology-icon  Dermatology Birmingham: 12 November 2019


Date: Tuesday 12 November 2019
Location: Jurys Inn, Birmingham



Registration, refreshments and networking


Lesion recognition and dermoscopy

  • Gain confidence in undertaking dermoscopy examinations in general practice.
  • Gain confidence in spotting pre-cancerous skin lesions.
  • Correctly identifying benign lesions.

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



Speaker to be confirmed

Sponsored by:



Refreshment break and exhibition

The seminar room will be closed during this time.


Lesion recognition quiz: Test your knowledge

Following on from the previous session with Dr McGrady, take part in this interactive quiz to test your skills and knowledge on lesion recognition.

Dr Finbar McGrady, portfolio GP and clinical teaching fellow, Queen’s University Belfast



Eczema in children and young people

  • Developments in prevention of eczema
  • Relationship between eczema and food allergy
  • Common pitfalls in eczema management. 

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


Top Tips to spot Skin Reactions to Drugs: Almost any drug can cause any rash

  • Recognise various skin reactions to drugs
  •  Effective treatment options for patients suffering skin reactions
  • Management pathway for patients

 Speaker to be confirmed


Lunch, exhibition and networking

The seminar room will be closed during this time.


Managing Psoriasis

  • Recognise different types of psoriasis on the face, scalp and body
  • Managing chronic plaque psoriasis
  • Types and strengths of different medications and when to use them

Dr Naomi Kemp, GPSI dermatology , Elm Lodge Surgery



Confidently assessing hair and scalp conditions

  • Recognise and assess different hair conditions
  • When to refer to secondary care
  • Learn through a series of case studies how to support patients.

Dr Manjit Kuar, consultant Dermatologist, lecturer and founding member of British Hair and Nail Society



Refreshment break

The seminar room will be closed during this time.


Actinic keratosis 

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of risk factors for developing the disorder
  • Confidently recognise actinic keratosis variants
  • Best treatment options for patients

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


Top tips on assessing nail disorders 

  • Recognise common disorders of the nails
  • Best options for treatment of different nail conditions
  • Confidently assess and suggest treatments for fungal nail infections

Speaker to be confirmed


Close of conference

Read less

  • Women’s Health 2018

    “Best women’s health meeting attended by me in the past 45 years. Excellent, keep it up”.

    Dr Rajakulendran

  • Women’s Health 2018

    “This was an excellent educational day on Women’s Health. Superb presentations – all relevant and highly useful. Thank you”.

    Dr Wade-West





  • Dermatology 2018

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

    Dr Camilla Arthur

  • Dermatology 2018

    “Very informative and well presented. Always a hallmark of Pulse’s seminars.”

     Dr Herman Lai

  • CVD & Diabetes 2018

    “An excellent learning experience-very well presented by experts in their specific fields”.

    Dr Raza Askari

  • CVD & Diabetes 2018

    “Good teaching style and learned a lot to help my practice. A good academic, relaxed day away from the hectic surgery!”

    Dr Shafiq Rahman

  • Dermatology 2018

    “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.”

    Dr Sue Rutherford