SCDS Consultants

Services for our NHS Patients

We warmly welcome all our NHS patients to our Dermatology Services. The Sussex, Surrey and Kent Dermatology Services are specialist NHS services for patients requiring treatments in these areas. Our team of over 40 Consultants and GPs with Extended Roles (GPERs) help to provide patients with access to a specialist opinion, and we can also provide care locally for patients, with a choice of different clinic locations across Sussex, Surrey and Kent. 

Please click below for information specific to each service:

Sussex Community Dermatology Service

Surrey Dermatology Service

West Kent Dermatology

North Kent Dermatology

The service is part of a new government initiative to provide patients with care closer to home, and has been commissioned by local Integrated Care Boards.

Receiving treatment can be a daunting time for patients, we ensure that we will do our very best to make all patients feel comfortable and  looked after during their time with us. Our staff members have all been selected because of their experience and expertise in the field of Dermatology. Our Consultant Dermatologists are some of the most respected Consultants in the world, so you will always be in safe hands.

For further information regarding your treatment or condition please click here

We provide a telephone helpline and email address for patients with general enquiries regarding the service. The helpline and email address is staffed from 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday, and you are welcome to give us a call or email if you have any questions about your appointment or care within the service. 

You can find this number on your appointment letter and on our Contact Information page

Please Note for NHS Patients:

  • The maximum wait for a clinic appointment varies between NHS services due to location, available facilities and clinical capacity.  
  • We can only see NHS patients registered in certain areas.
  • A referral letter is needed from your GP or healthcare professional before we can make an appointment.
  • All referrals must meet our referral guidelines and the referral guidelines for the Integrated Care Board for your area.