News and practice for dermatology nurse specialists
Scratching triggers the release of a nerve chemical that intensifies the itch sensation, US scientists have discovered.
Guidance has been issued by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence recommending another drug in the battle against a serious type of skin cancer.
Latest research: dermatology
Clear, consistent messages around safe sunlight exposure are a good starting point to ensure people get the vitamin D they need for strong bones
Skin hygiene for patients with bariatric needs
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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.
When I visited my mother in hospital on Christmas Day I felt very grateful to the staff, who were working as hard as always. My mother’s needs were as acute on that day as on any other.