If you need to contact the Community Clinic Secretaries regarding an EXISTING appointment or a query please call the Patient Telephone Line on (0113) 230 3206 between 9.30 am to 1 pm, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can use our email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Our Consultant-led Dermatology Service has been running successfully for a number of years and our clinicians have vast experience in effectively treating dermatological disorders.

Our General Practitioners with a Special Interest (GPSIs) in Dermatology are Dr Marcus Smith, Dr Naveen Rajagopal and Dr Helen Aveyard. The Dermatology Consultant overseeing the service is Dr Rachael Robinson.

Please note that patients cannot book directly new appointments for the Community Clinics. You will need to speak to your own GP to arrange for a referral.

You can get in touch by calling the Patient Telephone Line on (0113) 230 3206 (9.30 am to 1 pm, Monday to Friday) to book an appointment that meets your needs.

We treat the following conditions:

Psoriasis (except if second line treatments are anticipated PUVA uvb or oral medication)

Eczema – Atopic


Contact (allergy/irritant)

Asteatotic and Discoid Diagnostic dilemmas

Acne and treatment with Isotretinoin


Pre-cancerous skin conditions

Disorders of pigmentation

Disorders of hair/nails



Solar Keratosis

Skin disease genitals

Keloid Scars (essential that DLQI score >10 and referral made on correct referral template

Removal of Benign Skin

Lesion/Intralesional injection of Keloid or Hypertrophic Scar Referral Form

Cryotherapy for warts with a DLQI >10

Blistering disorders

Benign tumours/ diagnostic uncertainty

We perform the following procedures:

  • Skin biopsies/excisions will be referred onto in-house minor surgery clinic.
  • Injection of Keloid Scar (see criteria under 'conditions treated' )

Please note the following exclusions:

Non-acute dermatological emergencies

Erythroderma, toxic eruption

Viral warts - with DLQI under 10

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Cosmetic skin lesions

Face lesions

Leg ulcers - refer to tissue viability

Connective tissue diseases

Malignant melanoma

Suspected non-melanoma skin cancer

Occupational skin disease including patch testing

Mole Mapping

Patch testing

Erythema Nodosum