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Patients & Visitors

Dermatology Clinic

Follow-up of patients with Skin Cancer

In the current 'COVID-19' climate, all follow-up appointments will be via telephone. If there is an urgent issue that you are concerned about, please contact the Skin Cancer CNS service and you will be advised on next steps.

For patients who have had a Squamous Cell Cancer (SCC) or Malignant Melanoma (MM) you may find the following video link on how to examine your lymph nodes helpful (this should be what was explained to you in the skin cancer specialist nurse clinics).

Patient Information

Information for parents of children with eczema
Video produced by Birmingham Children's Hospital on the correct application of topical therapy for eczema.

Pocket Medic 'Life after cancer' films

Advice leaflet for patients undergoing minor surgical skin operation

Useful Links

Leaflets & Guidelines

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External websites

Also see:

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Skin Cancer Prevention (PDQ®)–Patient Version - National Cancer Institute
Skin cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the skin. The skin is the body’s largest organ. It protects against heat, sunlight, injury, and infection.Skin also helps control body temperature and stores water, fat, and vitamin D. The skin has several layers, but the two main layers are the epidermis (upper or outer layer) and the dermis (lower or inner layer).

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