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The Scottish Dermatological Nursing Society (SDNS) was established to offer a Speciality group for nurses and health care professionals with an interest in Dermatology. The society is affiliated to the British Dermatological Nursing Group (BDNG) and the Scottish Dermatological Society (SDS) 

                                            

                                                                        

                                

 

 

Presentatations from 2018 conference can be seen in the members' section.

 

 

The 2018 Barbara Page Dermatology Nurse of the Year has been awarded joinlty to Sobia Regi and Mary Fergus from  Dermatology Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. 

SDNS nurse of year 2018.jpgBoth have worked in Dermatology for many years.   During restructuring of the service they had to make many changes in both their personal and professional lives in stepping up to the role of lead nurses within an area they were not familiar with. They were challenged to redesign   the phototherapy service to enable reduction of the  9 month waiting list to within a   6 week target. They had little management or decision making   experience in redesign but through their tenacity and commitment   to  patient care they have now reaches a zero waiting time.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

 Sobia receiving the award on behalf of  herself and Mary at the Photnet study  day 24.5.18 Perth

 

 

 

Click on HPU article Masterclass Evaluation 2016.pdf to view the published article on the evaluation of the pilot masterclass for dermatology nurses in psychosocial aspects of care.

 

Safe bandaging:  Leg Ulcer Management Poster FINAL.ppt

This poster shows the recommended temporary management for inpatients who would normally have compression applied.