Caring for patients with skin conditions and diseases.
The Royal Cornwall dermatology unit provides routine and emergency assessment, treatment and surgery for patients with skin conditions and diseases.
We are a friendly, dynamic, forward-thinking department and are committed to delivering excellent care.
The majority of our services are provided at the Dermatology Unit at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Treliske in Truro. We also run clinics at Penrice Hospital in St Austell and West Cornwall Hospital.
Our Dermatology services include:
Skin cancer diagnosis and treatment
Vulval/Genital Dermatology Service
Patch testing to investigate contact allergies
Monitoring clinics for patients on second-line drugs and biologics
Iontophoresis for hand and foot hyperhidrosis
Dermatology Surgery and MOHS micrographic surgery
Nurse-led day treatment service
If you feel you need a specialist dermatology review, please ask your GP to refer you to the dermatology team.
Directions to the Dermatology Unit
The Dermatology Unit is behind Princess Alexandra Wing at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Treliske, Truro.
When you arrive at Royal Cornwall Hospital follow the signs to the Princess Alexandra Wing. Before you reach the building, turn right onto Penventinnie Lane and the Dermatology Unit is on your left-hand side (attached to the Princess Alexandra Wing)