About this event

  • Date and time Thu 7 Mar 2019 from 9:00am to 12:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Trainees

Receive practical advice and guidance on common dermatological problems on the wards, that are often managed by the most junior members of the team in the first instance.

Designed for general practitioners, Junior Doctors, trainees, Clinical Medical students and SHOs, this event is a guide for dealing with 'basic' dermatological issues, such as leg ulcers, itchy skin, red, swollen, hot legs and drug rashes.


Topics include:

  • Understand the essentials when dealing with leg ulcers
  • Learn about drug rashes
  • Understand how to approach the ‘itchy’ patient
  • Understand the best approach to red, swollen, hot legs
  • Learn about prescribing on the wards


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Welcome and introduction
Red legs - what to think about

Dr Ian Pearson, Consultant Dermatologist, Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

A challenging itch

Dr Jana Natkunarajah, Consultant Dermatologist, Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Leg ulcers - learning the essentials

Dr Richard Bull, Consultant Dermatologist, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Tea and coffee break
'Dermatological emergencies'

Dr Satveer Mahil, Consultant Dermatologist, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Practical dermatology tips for the wards

Dr Bernard Ho, Dermatology Clinical Fellow, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Questions and answers
Closing remarks and close of meeting


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