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May Marks the Fight Against Skin Cancer: WUTH’s Call to Action for Prevention and Early Detection

Last updated on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

As May ushers in its balmy days, it also casts a spotlight on the pressing issue of skin cancer. The observance of Skin Cancer Awareness Month is a timely reminder for us to prioritise prevention and early detection. Cancer Research UK's alarming statistics reveal that melanoma skin cancer diagn...

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Skin (dermatology) cancer

Last updated on Thursday, May 24, 2018

The dermatology service has three Consultants, an Associate Specialist and a Clinical Nurse Specialists. The dermatology department is situated at Clatterbridge Hospital and has an out-patient department that provides minor surgery and daily treatment therapies for dermatological conditions. The...

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Tag:   dermatology (7)     Dermatologists (2)     skin (8)     mole (3)     uneven (1)     carcinoma (2)     basal (2)     hand (3)     arm (1)     back (1)     face (3)     neck (4)     stomach (3)     scalp (1)     biopsy (3)     chemotherapy (3)    

Dermatology (Skin)

Last updated on Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Based at Clatterbridge Hospital, our Dermatology Service has developed into one of the leading dermatology departments in the country. Our Department consists of our 8 bedded inpatient area and our outpatient area.  Located up on the first floor out inpatient area is where we treat more intense...

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Tag:   skin (8)     dermatology (7)     rash (1)     allergy (2)     cancer (22)     skin cancer (1)     photodynamic therapy (1)     radiotherapists (1)     dermatological (2)     phototherapy (1)     biopsy (3)    

Dermatology Ward and Daycare Unit

Last updated on Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Most patients with skin conditions can be treated by themselves in the community with the advice and guidance of our specialist team. A proportion of patients with more severe skin conditions may require hospital-based treatments with creams which are difficult or messy to apply at home, or trea...

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Tag:   skin (8)     mole (3)     dermatology (7)     assessment (7)    

Our Staff

Last updated on Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Nursing Staff The unit is run under the supervision of our ward manager who is responsible for all nursing both on the ward, on the daycare unit and in the outpatient clinics. She is the ‘Clinical Champion’ for the department ensuring the highest standards of nursing care along with a ‘clean and...

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Tag:   dermatology (7)     skin (8)     cancer (22)     Dermatological (1)     premalignant (1)     malignant (1)    

Health care associated infections (HCAIs)

Last updated on Friday, April 20, 2018

HCAIs are infections acquired as a result of healthcare interventions. Infections caused by the bacteria Clostridium difficile (C.difficile) and Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) have previously been considered to be the most common, however great results have been achieved in red...

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Tag:   HCAI (1)     MRSA (3)     cDiff (2)     c.difficile (1)     lungs (4)     skin (8)     blood poisoning (1)    

Pressure Ulcers

Last updated on Thursday, April 19, 2018

All patients admitted to our organization have a full skin inspection to ensure measures are put in place to prevent skin damage. Pressure ulcers are localised injuries to the skin and/or underlying tissue as a result of pressure. They are sometimes known as bedsores. They can be classified into...

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Tag:   pressure (1)     sore (1)     pressure sore (1)     ulcer (2)     wound (1)     infection (3)     bed sore (1)     skin injury (1)    

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