The children's dermatology service at Nottingham Children's Hospital provides a service for a range of skin conditions, based on national and local guidelines. We provide a unified and comprehensive service based on high standards for the children and young people within the Nottingham area. Referrals are accepted from other hospitals, consultants within the Trust and from GPs within primary care through the Choose and Book system.

The team

The dermatology team comprises consultant dermatologists, a nurse consultant, specialist nursing team, consultant paediatricians, specialist registrars and a clinical fellow, and research nurses. The team also works closely with other specialist teams in the children’s hospital and with other hospitals in the UK to ensure we provide the most appropriate care for our patients and also to work together on important research projects.

Making, changing or cancelling an appointment

All appointments can be made or changed via central appointments at the QMC ext 66560. Appointments can be made through GP, tertiary referral or direct patient request but must come through the Choose and Book system, where GPs can make an appointment. For new appointments only / via Choose and Book appointments can be changed or cancelled using the Trust's online form.

Main reception/central appointments

Central appointments 0115 924 9924 - ext 66560.

Children’s outpatients clinics available Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm:

  • Children's clinic south in South Block B Floor
  • Children’s clinic East in East Block B Floor.

Secretaries for the dermatology team have an answerphone where non-urgent messages can be left. 

Contact us

  • Clare McEwen, PA to Dr Ravenscroft & Prof Williams - ext: 68479
  • Karan Felstead, PA to specialist nurses - ext: 66247
  • Sandra Lawton, Nurse Consultant - ext 64737
  • Nursing Team - ext 64184


We are located at the QMC. A patient liaison advice coordinator is available within the working day who will give directions to the relevant clinic. Children's clinic east is situated on B Floor, East Block and children’s clinic south is located on B Floor, South Block.

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