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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) 


Dates for your diary 

SDNS AGM & Conference will be held on Thursday 10th May 2018 at Crosshouse Hospital Kilmarnock:

Topics on Agenda:

  • Male Genital Dermatoses              
  • Blistering Conditions
  • Lichen Sclerosis
  • Overview of Dermatological Surgery
  • Delusional Infestations     
  • Dermoscopy
  • Discussion Groups:     

         Case studies: Steroid Phobiia                                                                                 


                                  Contact Dermatitis                                                                                                                     


Download application in events section


Presentatations from 2017 conference can be seen in the members' section.


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.


The Barbara Page Dermatology Nurse of the Year was awarded to Sheila Yosef.      

 Dermatology Nurse of Year 2017.jpg 

Sheila has worked in Dermatology for over 19 years and is presently a staff nurse at the Dermatology Department WACH Glasgow. After being regional rep for GG&C she became secretary of SDNS in 2010.