dermatology and Melanoma Contact Information

Gillian Nuttall made this Freedom of Information request to Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust,

Please can you provide the following information:

- The name of your Head of Dermatology
- Dermatology Tel No.
- Dermatology Email

In addition if you have a melanoma unit please provide the following detail:

- Do you have a melanoma unit? Y/N
- If yes, the name of your Head of Melanoma
- Melanoma Tel No
- Melanoma Email
- Melanoma Nurse
- Clinical Trials
- Do you have a centre of excellence?
- Do you offer Sentinel Node Biopsy?
- Is CT available on site?

Yours faithfully,

Gillian Nuttall

FOI, Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

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Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Musgrove Park

Taunton

TA1 5DA

 

telephone number: 01823 343692

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Dear Ms Nuttall

RE: REQUEST UNDER FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

I am writing to confirm that the Taunton & Somerset NHS Foundation Trust has now been able to consider the information requested and its disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

The information requested and its response is as follows:

Please can you provide the following information:

- The name of your Head of Dermatology

David DeBerker is the Clinical Service Lead for Dermatology.

- Dermatology Tel No.

Medical secretary numbers: 01823 34 2479 or 01823 34 3977

- Dermatology Email

No generic dermatology email address, only medical secretaries.

In addition if you have a melanoma unit please provide the following detail:

- Do you have a melanoma unit?

We treat melanoma in dermatology , plastics and oncology and we are a specialist skin multidisciplinary team

- If yes, the name of your Head of Melanoma

Consultant Oncologist - Dr Clare Barlow
Lead Skin CNS - Karen Curtis

- Melanoma Tel No

01823 344956 (skin CNS number)

- Melanoma Email

[email address]

- Melanoma Nurse

Karen Curtis ,Joanna Macdonald and Ben Hawthorne

- Clinical Trials

CA017-055 study (1st line combination immunotherapy study) is currently in set-up.

- Do you have a centre of excellence?

We have a fully functional melanoma service with a SSMDT but not accepting 2ww at present

- Do you offer Sentinel Node Biopsy?

Yes ( through Plastics in Exeter )

- Is CT available on site?

Yes

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Yours sincerely

Louise

Louise Coppin
Health Records and Information Governance Manager
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