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Dermatology

Dermatology

 

Contact details

Telephone: 01604 545507
Fax: 01604 544452

Dermatology Nurses: 01604 544916

Skin Cancer Specialist Nurse: 01604 545215

Opening times:

  • Doctor’s Clinics – 09.00am to 05.00pm Weekdays & some Saturdays
  • Nurse-led Clinics – 07.30am to 08.00pm Weekdays, 08.30am to 04.00pm Saturdays

 

How to find us

The department is situated on the first floor in area K (‘Outpatients’ building).The nearest parking is Car Park 4.

Click here for the hospital map

 

Services

Our Dedicated Integrated Dermatology Out-patient Unit provides Dermatology Services for Northamptonshire and the surrounding Counties.

Patients may be referred to the consultants by GPs or Hospital Consultants.

There are:

  • 4 consulting rooms where patients are seen by doctors
  • 2 procedure/minor surgery rooms where clean skin procedures are carried out
  • 1 minor surgery theatre
  • 2 nurses treatment rooms for specialist nurse treatments
  • 1 recovery/procedure/treatment room – used for patients post surgery if necessary also for patch testing, Iontophoresis and hand and foot PUVA
  • 1 ultra violet therapy room – used for whole body light therapy
  • Main reception and waiting room
  • Male, Female and assisted toilet facilities

Services currently provided:

  • General Dermatology
  • Paediatric Dermatology
  • Patch Testing
  • Skin Cancer
  • Minor Surgery
  • Dermatology Treatments
  • Ultra Violet Light Therapy:
  • Hand and foot and whole body PUVA
  • UVB - Broadband
  • TLO1 - Narrowband
  • Iontophoresis
  • Wound management
  • Assesment & management of lower leg conditions
  • Photo Dynamic Therapy


What should I bring to my appointment?

Please bring with you a list of your current medication and any other relevant information regarding your referral.

Also bring with you a map of the hospital (enclosed in first appointment letter) to ensure you find your way to the Department.


How much time should I allow before my appointment?

If possible we would like you to book in at reception at least 10 minutes before your appointment is due.

At least 30 minutes should be allowed for parking.


About the team

The Team consists of Consultants, Clinical assistants, Senior House Officers and a Specialist Nursing Team.

Dr P Woo

  • Monday PM weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Tuesday AM weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Tuesday PM weeks 1, 3, 4, 5
  • Wednesday AM weeks 1, 3, 4, 5
  • Wednesday AM paediatric clinic week 2
  • Thursday AM week 1
  • Friday AM weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Dr C Soon

  • Monday AM weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Tuesday PM weeks 1, 3, 4, 5
  • Wednesday AM paediatric clinic week 2
  • Thursday AM weeks 1, 2, 4, 5
  • Thursday PM weeks 1, 2, 5
  • Friday AM week 4
  • Friday PM weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Every 3 rd Friday of the month joint clinic.

Facilities :

  • Dedicated Integrated Dermatology Out-patient Unit
  • Nurse-led in and out patient treatments unit providing Phototherapy: Iontophoresis: Leg Ulcer Management: Tissue Viability: Specialised Topical Therapy
  • Minor Operating facilities
  • Patch Testing facilities


Links on other websites


Any other information

Patient information on specific conditions available in the department

Some patients with wound care problems can be referred direct to the Dermatology Nursing Team by Community Nurses

Please do not think your appointment has been overlooked if other patients are seen before you. They may not have the same consultant as you.

There may be up to 3 consultants and 3 other doctors working in the Department at any one time.

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