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Dermatology Service

Expert Care for Skin Health


Our Dermatology Service offers comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, investigation, and treatment of various skin conditions. 

Eligibility and Exclusions 

Eligibility: Adults registered with a GP in the NHS Mid Essex area.

Exclusions: We do not treat conditions such as malignant melanoma, naevi suggestive of melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, hydradenitis suppurativa, ganglion/myxoid cysts, breast lesions indicative of cancer, or patients requiring roaccutane.

Service Details

We manage both acute and chronic dermatological conditions, including:

  • Acne
  • Bacterial and fungal infections
  • Eczema
  • Hair and nail disorders
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea

Procedures Offered:

  • Cryotherapy
  • Skin scrapes


  • For minor surgery, patients are referred as outpatients to our Braintree Community
  • Hospital Minor Operations Unit or other locations.
  • Educational advice on self-management.
    Specialist advice and treatment at an acute hospital, if required.

Our service is delivered by GPs with a Special Interest in Dermatology.

Service Delivery 

Clinics are currently held on:

  • Monday and Thursday at St Peter’s Hospital, Maldon
  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at Braintree Community Hospital, Braintree

Referral Process 

Referrals must be made by a healthcare professional, such as a GP or consultant. We aim to see patients within 18 weeks of referral.

Contact Team

0300 131 0111

Survey Period

20 January – 3 March 2016
Respondents: 110

Contact Us

If you are registered with SystmOnline you will be able to view your own Electronic Medical Record (EMR), manage your appointments, request repeat medication, update contact details and message your healthcare service. There is also a SystmOnline app available for Apple and Android devices.

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