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Dermatology Nursing

News and practice for dermatology nurse specialists


Non-invasive laser test for skin cancer shows promise


A new, non-invasive technique that can accurately detect malignant melanoma without a biopsy has been developed by researchers in the UK and Italy.

Antibiotic for skin infections approved in Scotland


A new antibiotic for the treatment of MRSA-related skin infections has been approved for use by the NHS in Scotland along with drugs for asthma and HIV.

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“Self-care support in leg ulcer services should be the priority”

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Venous leg ulcer recurrence is common. Many patients will develop at least three or more leg ulcers during their lifetime, and sometimes will have an ulcer that never heals. They often experience alternating periods of healed ulceration and open ulcers.

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Sorry seems to be the hardest word


Analysis of complaints sent to the health service ombudsman has found that not receiving an adequate apology is the most common complaint, accounting for a third of cases last year.

Radiotherapy - does it really do more harm than good?

Radiotherapy - does it really do more harm than good?

“Could radiotherapy do more harm than good in some patients?” the Daily Mail asks. 


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