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2018 Programme

This event took place on 30 October 2018. Please note the below agenda is from 2018 and gives a taste of what is covered at a Dermatology seminar.

This page will be updated in 2019.


08:45 Registration, refreshments and networking

Chair’s welcome

Dr George Moncrieff, past chair, Dermatology Council for England


Psoriasis: Diagnosis and management

  • Different types of psoriasis and how to diagnose.
  • Effects on quality of life and co-morbidities
    in psoriasis.
  • Tiered approach to treatment.

Dr John Lear, consultant dermatologist,
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust


Eczema in children and young people

  • Relationship between eczema and food allergy.
  • Common pitfalls in eczema management.
  • New developments in the prevention and treatment of eczema.

Dr Robert  Boyle, Reader in Paediatric Allergy, Imperial College London


Refreshment break

Tea, coffee and biscuits are available in the exhibition area.
The seminar room will be closed during this time.



  • Clinical management of hyperhidrosis in
    primary care.
  • Presentation of hyperhidrosis in primary care.
  • Future treatment of hyperhidrosis.

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


Acne management in primary care

  • Including managing patients in the era of antimicrobial stewardship

Dr George Moncrieff, past chair, Dermatology Council for England

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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. 


 Picture Quiz: Dermatological indications of systemic disease

Dr Liz Ogden, associate specialist, East and
North Herts NHS Trust and clinical lead,
Hertfordshire Community Skin Health Service


Dermatological challenges in pigmented skin

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

Dr George Moncrieff, past chair, Dermatology Council for England


Refreshment break

Tea, coffee and biscuits are available in the exhibition area.
The seminar room will be closed during this time.


Itch, infestations and infections

  • Myiasis: How to manage it?
  • Dermatological manifestations of high
    consequence infections: Recognition
    and action.
  • Worms with cutaneous manifestations:
    What to do?

Dr Thomas Blanchard, consultant in infectious
diseases and honorary senior lecturer, Royal
Liverpool Hospital @Blanchard_Tom


 Lumps, bumps and skin lesions: How to spot
skin cancers?

  • Confidence in diagnosing benign skin lesions.
  • Confidence managing pre-cancerous skin
  • Confidence in assessing skin cancers.

Dr Nicole Chiang, consultant dermatologist,
Manchester University Hospitals NHS
Foundation Trust @drnicolederm


 Close of conference

*We would like to thank our exhibitors, sponsors and partners for supporting this meeting. This includes a number of pharmaceutical companies including Galderma UK Ltd, Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare Ltd, Thornton & Ross, STD Pharmaceutical
Products Ltd, Moberg Pharma and Dermal Laboratories Limited. 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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