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Dermatology patient leaflets



This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Dermatology appointment during pandemic

This leaflet gives information about attending an appointment in the Dermatology Department during the coronavirus pandemic.

Dermatology Day Care - Admission information

This information sheet provides information about your visit to the Dermatology Day Centre, including what the Centre is and what you can expect during your visit.

Dermatology Day Care: nurse-led care

This leaflet aims to answer some of the questions you may have about your visit to the Dermatology Day Care Service.

Eczema education programme

This leaflet provides information about the Guy's and St Thomas' eczema education programme which provides education, guidance and improves confidence in treating eczema.


This leaflet aims to answer your questions about emollient treatment and provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to apply your emollient.

Epidermolysis bullosa - pregnancy and childbirth

This leaflet provides a general guide to some of the key things you are likely to encounter and questions you may have during your pregnancy.

Epidermolysis bullosa simplex

This leaflet gives information about the skin condition epidermolysis bullosa simplex (EBS).

Forehead flap reconstruction

This leaflet explains more about forehead flap reconstruction to repair a wound on your nose. It explains the benefits, risks, any alternatives to the procedure and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Habit reversal to reduce scratching

This leaflet explains how to use the behavioural therapy called habit reversal. This is the second of two leaflets that offer support on how to reduce habitual scratching. This leaflet should be used after you have monitored your scratching behaviour for one week with the leaflet 'Scratch monitoring'.

Having a FibroScan in Dermatology

This information explains what a FibroScan involves.
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