Welcome to the South East of England Phototherapy Network Website

We in the Photodermatology Unit of St.John's Institute of Dermatology, have created the Network in order to link together and provide suport for Phototherapy Practitioners in London and South East. We are happy to have members from further afield as well.

We have changed from being an informal support support network to a full Managed Clinical Network. This means that we have a steering group, who agree and set Clinical Standards to define a minimal acceptable level of patient care. We then organise annual audits of participating units to see if they are meeting the standards.For units who have problems meeting standards we can provide support and help, and for units who meet all the standards this is obviously a reassuring check.We have been overwhelmed by the enthusiasm of our members to join in. Click here, for a detailed description of how the Managed Clinical Network works.

we hope you find the network useful. Please click here if you would like your department to become a member. Below you can see a map of our members.

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Map showing location of units across the country
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Map showing location of member units in the South East
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You are also welcome to download our latest evidence based phototherapy protocols, our preassessment forms, our practical guide to MPDs and MEDs and our latest information leaflets on PUVA, TLO1 and broadband UVB, that we use in St.John's. There are also the British Photodermatology Group Guidelines for dosimerty and callibration in ultraviolet radiation therapy (2002) which can be downloaded and information about the calibration service provided by St.Thomas Hospital Medical Physics Department. You will also find information about our courses and updates.

Recently the BAD formed a working party to agree a set of minimum standards for phototherapy provision. Please click on this link for further information.

Best Wishes

Nichola Mair, Phototherapy Research Nurse and South East of England Network Project Coordinator

Trish Garibaldinos, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Head of Phototherapy St.John's Institute of Dermatology.

Bob Sarkany, Head of Photodermatology, St.John's Institute of Dermatology

SAVE THE DATES:- UPDATES 13th June at Robens Suite 24th October at Burrell Street
This is a short note to let you know that we have booked the dates for our 2 forthcoming updates and our annual phototherapy course. Our 2nd update of the year will be on Thursday June 13th, 15:00-17:15 at Robens Suite, Guy's Tower. This will be preceded by a Steering Group Meeting at 1pm in the small meeting room, on 9th floor, Tower block. Our 3rd update will take place on Thursday 24th October, 15:00-17:15 again at Burrell Street Auditorium. Our Annual Phototherapy course will be on Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th October. Registration is 9-9:30am. The course then runs until approximately 5pm each day. The price for the course is £450. This includes lunch for both days and refreshments. Please advise if you require a special diet. This course will take place at the Robens Suite at Guy’s Hospital. Please feel free to contact me for any further information. Please email Nichola Mair at nichola.mair@kcl.ac.uk if you wish to attend.
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Dates for your Diary (Word format, 41kb)

Posted on: 23-Jan-2019


This network is specifically for Phototherapy practitioners. Unfortunately, we are unable to answer enquiries from patients.