In line with national guidance we have made some changes to our service as part of Locala's COVID-19 response. The service continues with telephone and online consultations. The information below relates to the usual services we provide.
Our Locala Community Dermatology team is based at the Moorfields Clinic at Fartown Health Centre in Huddersfield. We offer specialist care for patients across South Kirklees
We are a consultant led team that diagnose & treat a range of skin conditions as well as performing minor surgery.
Our clinics are held on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays.
A small bio of the team can be found on our Meet the Team page and it gives you a little background information into the team.
On a recent survey 91.67% of our patients said that their experience with us was either ‘good’ or ‘very good’.
‘I felt completely at ease despite having been worried all day. The doctor I saw was really lovely and totally put me at ease.’
‘I always have excellent service from the department.’
‘A very efficient service. Well managed with the restrictions that are in place.’
Our Clinical Skin Team consists of five GP’s with a Specialist Interest in Dermatology (GPwSI’s):
Dr Tim Swift - GPwSI in Dermatology
Dr Victoria Dorsett - GPwSI in Dermatology
Dr Naz Mohammed - GPwSI in Dermatology
Dr Monica Uppal - GPwSI in Dermatology
Dr Rastall - GPwSI in Dermatology
Dr Kay Baxter - Consultant Dermatologist
Dr Baxter is an NHS consultant dermatologist at Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Baxter provides consultant input and support for both the Clinical Team and the Moorfield’s Skin service.
We have a dedicated team of administrators within the Dermatology service who are keen to provide the highest quality care to patients & referring practices.
We are a team of nurses, doctors and other allied professionals delivering care, led by consultants
Fartown Health Centre
030 3330 9994
British Association of Dermatologists - The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) is a charity whose charitable objects are the practice, teaching, training and research of Dermatology.
Eczema Society - A registered charity in England, Wales and Scotland. Dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with eczema and their carers.
Dermnet - DermNet NZ provides authoritative information about skin diseases, conditions and treatment for patients and their health professionals. Information provided on DermNet NZ should not be regarded as medical advice for individuals.
To see all of Locala’s CQC ratings and read the reports in full please view the report below.