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Dermatology (Skin conditions)

Departments - the what, where and who

This page gives you details about the departments in our Dermatology Unit.

Maps

You can find maps for how to get to the Dermatology Unit at the bottom of the page.


Dermatology OP

Dermatology Outpatients

Our outpatient department is housed in New Victoria Wing at the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI). We run many services and clinics from there for both adults and children.

We also run a number of outpatient clinics at venues throughout the region from as far as Berwick in the North, to Hexham in the West. Details of these can also be found by clicking the link for more information.

You can find out more about what we do in outpatients, and who you might meet there on the Dermatology OPD webpage.

Maps

Scroll to the bottom of this page to see a map for how to reach the department.

Ward 5

Ward 5

Ward 5 is based in the New Victoria Wing at the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI), and provides care for a range of specialised Dermatological conditions.

You can find out more about how to find the ward, what we do there, and the different types of staff you might come across there on the Ward 5 webpage.

Maps

Scroll to the bottom of this page to see a map for how to reach the department.

Surgical Unit

Dermatology Surgical Unit

If you need to have surgery following your consultation with the doctor it will take place in our purpose-built theatre unit which is based in our Outpatients department.

You can find out more about the department, and to find out a bit more about the types of staff that work there on the Surgical Unit webpage.

Maps

Scroll to the bottom of the page to see a map of how to reach the department.

Phototherapy

Phototherapy Day Treatment Unit

The Phototherapy Day Treatment Unit caters for our patients undergoing a range of day treatments including phototherapy, blood monitoring and topical medications. It can be found within Dermatology Outpatients in New Victoria Wing.

You can find out more about the area including some of the staff you might see there on the Phototherapy Day Treatment Unit webpage.

Maps

Scroll to the bottom of the page to see a map of how to reach the department.

Maps and directions to the Dermatology Department

Directions to the ward from the New Victoria WingShow [+] Hide [-]

  • Enter the main entrance and keep to the left hand side there you will see the lift opposite main reception desk or the escalators.
  • Enter the lift or escalators to level 02 upon exiting turn right and just after the stairs turn left and follow the corridor until arriving at your destination on your right hand side.  
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How to get to the hospital

Directions to the ward from Leazes WingShow [+] Hide [-]

  • Enter Leazes Wing main entrance, walk past the reception desk and turn right when you reach the café.
  • Walk down this corridor until you reach a large glazed atrium; enter the lift or stairs on your left hand side of the atrium. Select level 02 and exit lift or stair and turn left follow the corridor until arriving at your destination on your left hand side. 
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How to get to the hospital

Directions to the ward from the Multi Storey Car ParkShow [+] Hide [-]

  • Enter the hospital from the multi-storey car park and take your immediate left follow the corridor and just before the stairs take a right and follow the corridor until arriving at your destination on your right hand side.
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How to get to the hospital

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