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Leeds Dermatology

The DMC Community Dermatology Service provides Consultant led community based care and advice to NHS patients registered within the Leeds CCGs registered practices. Our service delivers treatment for a variety of skin problems whilst bringing the highest standard of care closer to patients’ home without the need for referral to secondary care.

By E-Referral: Selecting their preferred clinic location

By Email: dmc.referrals@nhs.net

If you have any queries, you can call the DMC Referral Management Centre on 011 3887 6922 (9am to 5.30pm, Mon – Fri)

Leigh View Medical Practice

Bradford Road,
Tingley,
WF3 1RQ

How our service works

Pre-appointment

GP appointment

See your GP about your skin condition

GP refers to DMC

If required your GP will refer you to DMC Community Services

Appointment booked

GPs will use a national IT system called e-Referral Service to refer you to us

Appointment confirmation

DMC will confirm your appointment via letter, text or by phone

At appointment

Arrive at clinic

Please notify reception and our healthcare assistant that you have arrived

Consultation

Our specialist consultant will treat you in a one-stop clinic, and if neccessary, will perform minor surgery

Outcome

At the end of the consultation you will be discharged or booked in for a follow-up appointment

Onward referral

Sometimes it is necessary to refer you to secondary care

Information for GPs: conditions you can refer to us

Inclusions

The service does not include the delivery of those services which form part of the essential and additional primary care services (unless they are failing to respond to primary treatments) such as:

  • Mild/moderate acne
  • Mild/moderate childhood atopic eczema
  • Discoid eczema, xerosis, generalised pruritus
  • Urticaria
  • Angioedema
  • Tinea/fungal/recurrent bacterial infections
  • Pityriasis Versicolor
  • Plaque psoriasis confined to discrete areas
  • Melasma/Chloasma
  • Routine cryotherapy

Exclusions

  • Patients requiring phototherapy
  • Contact allergy testing
  • Wounds/leg ulcers
  • Laser service
  • Dermatological emergencies
  • Removal of benign skin lesion Intralesional Injection of keloid or hypertrophic scar