Virtual Forum: Dermatology in Primary Care

Webinar resource

On 22 November 2023 our Safety and Learning team hosted a virtual forum on dermatology in primary care.

The purpose was to raise awareness of the cost and scale of harm, discuss the challenges and recommendations around recognition and treatment of dermatology in general practice.  We heard from a range of experts in the field with experience in developing and spreading best practice.

The format was interactive, with presentations followed by questions and panel discussion.

This was such an informative 90 minutes of learning. Dr Tim Cunliffe from the Primary Care Dermatology Society, presented on recognition and diagnosis of skin cancer and other skin conditions, which was truly engaging. Majid Hassan from Capsticks discussed the medico-legal aspect, with superb take home advice for best practice. This is definitely worth a watch on our resource page.

Michelle Stafford, Safety and Learning Lead | South


Learning from dermatology claims – NHS Resolution
Diagnosing skin cancer and other dermatology conditions – Primary Care Dermatology Society (PCDS)
The medico-legal aspect of dermatology claims – Capsticks


Tim Cunliffe – GPwER Dermatology and Skin Surgery, Joint lead for Skin Cancer & Skin Surgery, Department of Dermatology (South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust), Executive Chair (Primary Care Dermatology Society)
Majid Hassan – Partner (Capsticks)
Dr Anwar Khan – Senior Clinical Advisor for General Practice (NHS Resolution)
Michelle Stafford – Safety and Learning Lead for South (NHS Resolution)
Samantha Thomas – National Safety and Learning Lead for General Practice (NHS Resolution)


Dermatology claims in general practice resources – NHS Resolution
Dermatology claims in general practice – Samantha Thomas, NHS Resolution
Dermatology claims in CNST (secondary care) – Michelle Stafford, NHS Resolution
Reducing Risk in Dermatology – Dr Tim Cunliffe, Primary Care Dermatology Society
Medico –legal aspects of dermatology treatment in primary care – Majid Hassan, Capsticks

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