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Lincolnshire East

We provide consultant-led dermatology outpatient clinics for NHS patients in Lincolnshire East. We review all referrals to ensure patients can be effectively managed in our community clinics in Boston, Louth and Skegness.

Our waiting times are typically 4 to 6 weeks and we provide extended opening times including clinics at the weekend.

We understand skin conditions have a major effect on people’s lives which is why we aim to provide treatment as quickly as possible, often providing surgical treatment for patients the on the same day.

01507 499177

Manby Surgery (Marsh Medical Practice)

Middlegate
Manby
Louth
LN11 8EB

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Skegness and District General Hospital

Dorothy Avenue
Skegness
PE25 2BS

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Parkside Medical Centre

Tawney Street
Boston
Lincolnshire
PE21 6PF

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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 consultant will treat you in a one-stop clinic, and  if necessary 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

  • Patients aged six and over
  • Inflammatory skin disease (acne, eczema, psoriasis) unresponsive to GP treatment
  • Premalignant skin lesions such as solar keratosis or Bowen’s disease
  • Low risk BCCs on trunks and limbs in line with NICE guidance
  • Mild to moderate non-scarring acne, unresponsive to routine treatment in primary care
  • Diagnosis, investigation and management of other chronic rashes in adults
  • Diagnosis, investigation and management of mild-moderate dermatoses and skin lesions in children aged six and over
  • Conditions of hair, scalp, and nails
  • Management and advice, including follow-up, of skin cancer conditions treated in secondary care, by agreement between the provider and our current secondary care providers

Procedures Performed

  • Biopsies
  • Lesion removal (if within the conditions treated)

Exclusions

  • Patients under the age of 6
  • Procedures detailed under the Low Priority Procedures list
  • Lesions which can be removed under the Community Surgery Scheme (including Cysts, Lesions and Lipomas)
  • Patients who are not permanently registered in LECCG
  • Urgent 2WW cancer referrals
  • High Risk BCC (Head and neck, recurrent, infiltrative, greater than 2cm, immunocompromised patient)
  • Phototherapy and Patch Testing
  • Non-Malignant Lymphoedem
  • Acute/widespread/severe/worrying rashes (severe eczema, psoriasis, erythroderma, bullous disorders, drug eruptions)
  • Severe inflammatory skin disease requiring non-conventional therapy