Quality standards for dermatology

29 July 2011

Quality Standards for Dermatology: Providing the Right Care for People With Skin Conditions

The standards are intended for use in any service that provides care for people with skin conditions. They bring together best practice and existing guidance and aim to meet the needs of commissioners in a changing NHS.

The document was developed by the British Association of Dermatologists, the British Dermatological Nursing Group, the Primary Care Dermatology Society, the Skin Care Campaign, the Royal College of General Practitioners, the Psoriasis Association, the National Eczema Society and the British Society of Paediatric Dermatology.

 

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