About this event

  • Date and time Thu 19 Dec 2019 from 9:00am to 1:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Dermatology

This symposium will review recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of infections affecting the skin. 

Delegates will gain knowledge about the bacterial, viral and fungal infections of the skin and also systemic infections which may present with skin manifestations.

Topics include:

  • New aspects of infections affecting the skin, including:
    • Bacterial infections
    • Viral infections
    • Fungal infections
    • Systemic infections
  • Recent updates and advances

This meeting is relevant to clinical practice in Dermatology and Infectious Diseases.


We would like to thank our exhibitor(s):

AbbVie, Almirall, Bioderma, Eucerin (Beiersdorf UK), Janssen-Cilag, LEO Pharma, Lilly UK, L’Oreal, Sanofi and UCB Pharma Ltd

Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this meeting.


View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Microbiology - the lab and how to use it

Dr Stephen Morris-Jones, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Sexually transmitted infections and the skin: what’s new in 2019?

Dr Michael Rayment, Consultant Physician, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Superficial bacterial infections

Dr Theodore Gouliouris, Consultant, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tea and coffee break
Fungal infections

Professor Roderick Hay, Professor of Cutaneous Infection, Kings College London

Emerging viruses with skin manifestations

Dr Rachael Morris-Jones, Consultant Dermatologist, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Mycobacteria infections

Professor Marc Tebruegge, Honorary Associate Professor, University College London

Close of meeting and lunch

Evaluations surveys will be sent via email and certificates of attendance can be found in the ‘My Account’
area on the RSM website after 3 working days


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom