Frequently asked questions
Please see some answers to common questions we have received during the COVID-19 pandemic.
I have been referred to the service but I have not heard anything
We have received your referral but are currently not scheduling any new patients unless clinically urgent. You will remain on our waiting list and we will be in touch with you in due course.
I have an appointment soon and I have not heard from you
We are attempting to contact all patients in advance of your appointment. If you haven’t heard from us and your appointment is less than three days away, please contact us as detailed on the children's dermatology homepage.
Please assume that you will not be seen face to face unless we have contacted you by telephone.
I am worried that I might have coronavirus (COVID-19)
Please call NHS 111 for advice and support.
I have symptoms that I am worried about
If the symptoms are in relation to the condition you have been referred to us for and you need specific clinical advice from our team, please contact us as detailed on the children's dermatology homepage.
I am on medication prescribed by your team and I am not sure if I should stop them
My medication is running out and I need a prescription
If the medication is usually prescribed by your GP then you should contact the GP surgery to support you.
If we usually prescribe your medication, please contact us as detailed on the children's dermatology homepage. Please use email unless your request is urgent.