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Development of a district-wide teledermatology service.

Demand for dermatology services is increasing, which in turn has led to an increase in waiting times for dermatology outpatient appointments (Modernisation Agency, 2003). This concern has been highlighted within The NHS Plan (Department of Health, 2000) as an area where nurses and GPs with a special interest (GPwSI) can have a significant impact by reducing waiting lists, delivering modern, patient-centred services in enhanced and accessible surroundings, working across traditional ...

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