Dermatology - Salford Royal

The Dermatology Centre at the Northern Care Alliance offers a full range of dermatology services and is one of the largest of its kind in Europe.

The Centre is involved in the development of dermatology services across Greater Manchester and our medical and nursing team provide general dermatology services as well as specialist outpatient and inpatient services. We care for approximately 13,000 new outpatients annually, with a further 26,000 follow up appointments. We aim to provide the highest achievable standards of care.

The centre is recognised as having one of the top dermatology clinical and basic research programmes in Europe and has strong academic links to Manchester University and The Christie. We are at the forefront of exciting, pioneering research in skin disease.

The dermatology unit offers comprehensive care for patients with skin disease including general dermatology clinics, skin cancer clinics, emergency clinics and specialist regional services/clinics listed below:

  • Contact dermatitis investigation
  • Cutaneous lymphoma
  • Eczema
  • Genital dermatology
  • Hair
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa
  • Mohs micrographic surgery
  • Paediatric dermatology
  • Photoinvestigation and photobiology
  • Phototherapy
  • Porphyria
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin clinic for patients with organ transplants
  • Urticaria

We also provide inpatient care for patients with severe skin disease.

General Practitioners: please refer to the British Association of Dermatologists guidelines when referring patients with the following conditions available at


Actinic keratosis

Atopic eczema

Basal cell carcinoma

Bowen’s disease

Discoid eczema




Squamous cell carcinoma



The following leaflets are available for patients attending for skin surgery:

Leaflets on attending surgical procedures and aftercare (1162, 1464, 1468, 1469) are also available on our patient leaflet website.

Resources for Salford GPs to download only

Hints and tips for:


There are a range of resources for patients available on the British Association of Dermatologists website available at

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