Dermatology

Our children’s dermatology service is one of the largest in the UK treating patients up to the age of 16 from Tower Hamlets, Newham and further afield.

Dermatology team

Information for parents/carers

Treating every child and young person as an individual, we will work with you and your child to devise a care package that fits your child’s needs. Our multidisciplinary team of experts are skilled in diagnosing and treating a wide range of skin diseases and conditions in children and young people. 

We have specialist experience in helping children and young people with conditions including eczema, photosensitivity, psoriasis, genetic skin diseases (including palmoplantar keratodermas and ichthyosis) and haemangiomas.

Information for professionals

Please use the Choose and Book system. Alternatively, referral letters should be sent for the attention of the appropriate consultant to:

Dermatology Department
Barts Health NHS Trust
Second Floor South Tower

The Royal London Hospital
Whitechapel
London E1 1BB
Central Appointments Tel: 020 7767 3200
Fax 020 7791 9670

Urgent appointments 

The Skin Centre at The Royal London is open from 9am and can be contacted on:

  • Tel: 020 3594 2126 or 020 3594 2124.
  • Referrals can be faxed to: 020 3594 2074
  • Switchboard: 020 3416 5000.
  • A specialist registrar is available on call Monday to Friday until 7.30pm

Please note: testing for food and drug allergies should be directed to Children’s Allergy Service - not the dermatology clinic.