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Dermatology

LivingCare’s dermatology service is a highly efficient clinic offering short waiting times and excellent facilities in a community-based setting. We are very pleased to be able to offer Roaccutane acne treatment, often only available in a hospital setting.

You can refer your patients for our Dermatology service at either Thorpe Park Clinic (LS15), Parkside Community Health Centre (LS11), Fountain Medical Centre (LS27) or Robin Lane Medical Centre, Pudsey (LS28)

The service is listed on Choose and Book as:

Direct Access Community Dermatology - Living Care Health Services 

Conditions Treated:

  • Discoid eczema.
  • Urticaria/Angiodema.
  • Fungal infections.
  • Recurrent bacterial infections.
  • Pityriasis versicolor.
  • Plaque psoriasis (refer direct to LTHT if phototherapy likely).
  • Alopecia areata.
  • Androgenic alopecia.
  • General dermatoses.
  • Seborrhoeic warts (for confirmation of diagnosis).
  • Mild/moderate childhood atopic eczema.
  • Skin lesions likely to be benign.
  • Mild/moderate acne.

Roaccutane therapy will be considered for acne of following type:

  • Severe acne
  • Acne not responding to 2 courses of systemic antibacterial (minimum 3 months each)
  • Acne associated with psychological problems,
  • Late onset acne (3rd/4th decade). 

 

Exclusions:

  • All suspected skin cancers should be seen under the 2 week cancer wait.
  • Phototherapy treatment PUVA/B.
  • Contact allergy testing.
  • Laser services (These can be provided through our private Dermatology service for patients who wish to pay)
  • Surgical procedures considered as plastic surgery.
  • Surgery under remit of NHS Leeds Minor Surgery service.
  • Sexually transmitted infections.

The GP’s and Consultants who currently work with us to provide this service are as follows:

Consultants:

Dr Altamura

Dr F Latheef

GPwSI:

Dr M Robinson

Dr N Rajagopal

Dr D Smith

Dr C Ostler

Dr Nosina

Dr Charlson 

The waiting time for this service is currently:

1 week 

Please also find below a download of our referral form should you rather not use Choose and Book.

To refer your patients via our website referral system, please click here.