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Dermatology

Dermatology is the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases, including acne, psoriasis, warts, skin infections and skin cancers.

Our clinics deal with general dermatological problems and include rapid access for patients with suspected malignant melanoma and squamous cell carcinomas.

Making an appointment

Referrals to the Dermatology team can be made via your GP. Please advise your GP if you wish to be referred to us.

Clinics

Our clinics are led by consultants at Trafford General Hospital, Stretford Memorial Hospital and Altrincham General Hospital. There are also three minor operation clinics held per week.

We also offer an acne and cryosurgery service run by Sister Ann Booth, our dermatology specialist nurse.

The Dermatology service has close links with wound healing and runs joint clinics with Tissue Viability Nurse Rob Oldfield for leg ulcers and the Trafford Community Nursing Team for children with eczema.

We also work closely with the following surgeons for benign and malignant skin tumours:

Our team

There are two Consultant Dermatologists (Dr Jennifer Yell and Dr Farzana Nayeemuddin), an Associate Specialist and a General Practitioner with a special interest in dermatology.

Contact us

If you have any concerns or require further information please contact our secretaries at Trafford or Altrincham General Hospital:

Trafford General: 0161 746 2856 / 2052
Altrincham General: 0161 928 6111 (ext 450)

Useful links

We are not responsible for the content of external websites.

The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD)
A public section including comprehensive patient information leaflets on all common dermatological conditions.

Admission:

Dermatology is mainly an outpatient service. Admissions can be arranged under exceptional circumstances.

Location:

Trafford General, Altrincham General and Stretford Memorial Hospitals.

Hours:

Clinics vary for each consultant and run during the daytime, Mondays to Fridays only.

Additional Support:

Mon am at Stretford and Altrincham/ Mon pm at Trafford Tue am at Trafford – clinic and minor ops/ Tue pm at Trafford Wed am at Altrincham Thu am at Altrincham and Trafford Fri am & pm at Altrincham and Trafford

Staff:

Dr Jennifer Yell - Lead Consultant

Dr Farzana Nayeemuddin - Consultant and Skin Cancer Lead

Dr Jitendra Gupta - Locum Consultant

Dr Robin Stones - Clinical Assistant

Dr Ann Kinney - GP with a Special Interest

Conditions:

All conditions relating to skin hair and nails, including skin malignancies.

Referrals:

Most referrals come through Choose and Book.

Out-patient Service:

MondayMornings at Stretford Memorial and Altrincham General; afternoons at Trafford General
TuesdayMornings at Trafford General - clinic and minor operations; afternoons at Trafford General
WednesdayMornings at Altrincham General
ThursdayMornings at Altrincham General and Trafford General
FridayAll day at Altrincham General and Trafford General