Reference 2019-42

REF:           2019-42

Subject:       Dermatology information

 

Request:

  1. The population covered.
  2. The number of Consultant Dermatologists that you employ.
  3. The number of locum doctors working in dermatology.
  4. The number of locum doctors working in dermatology who are not on the specialist register.
  5. The number of locum doctors working in dermatology who are not on the specialist register and are working in isolation (i.e. single-handed).
  6. If the Trust has dermatology services available for ward patients and emergency room (ER) on a daily basis.
  7. The number of Consultant Dermatologists that undertake community clinics.
  8. Do any Consultant Dermatologists employed by the Trust work wholly in the community?

 

 

Response:

1. The population covered. 276,800 (2011 census)
2. The number of Consultant Dermatologists that you employ. We have two consultants.
3. The number of locum doctors working in dermatology. We have two locums.
4. The number of locum doctors working in dermatology who are not on the specialist register. Both locums are not on the specialist register.
5. The number of locum doctors working in dermatology who are not on the specialist register

and are working in isolation (i.e. single-handed).

The locums do not work in isolation.
6. If the Trust has dermatology services available for ward patients and emergency room (ER) on a daily basis. Consultants and locums cover ward referrals on a rota basis (daily).
7. The number of Consultant Dermatologists that undertake community clinics. One locum undertakes a community clinic.
8. Do any Consultant Dermatologists employed by the Trust work wholly in the community? No.

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