Annual Conference

25 –  27 June 2019
Harrogate Convention Centre


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If you are a member and haven’t received an access code for reduced delegate fee, please get in touch

Final Programme

Tuesday 25 June 2019
1200 Annual General Meeting
1300 Lunch and Exhibition
1400 BADBIR Update
1400 BADBIR latest developments
1405 Safety outcomes update Dr Zenas Yui
1420 Effectiveness update and future work Dr Kayleigh Mason
1435 Paediatric recruitment to BADBIR
1440 Closing remarks
Scientific session
1445 Chair’s welcome
1450 Daily emollient for the first year of life for preventing eczema: results of the BEEP randomised trail

J Chalmers

1505 The lived experience of attending an Eczema Education Programme (EEP); a phenomenological study

S Grant

1520 Coffee and Exhibition
1550 The benefits of getting involved in a priority setting partnership

K Radley

1605 Analysis of the final workshop for the priority setting partnership for hyperhidrosis

J Millar

1620 Private specialist nurses provide high quality skin cancer diagnosis in UK wide network of rapid access

skin clinics

C Scully

1635 The influence of treatment history on the real world effectiveness of methotrexate, ciclosporin, acitretin, fumaric acid esters (FAE): results from BADBIR

K Mason

1650 UK DCTN Update
1720 Closing remarks
1445 Workshops
Workshop 1 – Eczema scoring tools

Sheila Ryan

Workshop 2 – Lymph node examination

Kelly Almand-Chinn

Workshop 3 – Assessment and treatment of psoriasis

Fiona Elliott

1730 Welcome Drinks Reception
Wednesday 26 June 2019
0930 PDT Drop in Clinic

A Biofrontera sponsored meeting

0900 How to use guidelines and search the literature

Rebecca Penzer-Hick

0900 My experiences as a Principle Investigator

Saskia Reeken

0930 What is the evidence for topical treatments in acne

Isabel Lavers

0930 Current evidence for non isotretinoin systemic treatments in acne

Fiona Elliott

1000 What is the evidence for topical treatments in paediatric atopic eczema

Karen Pett

1000 Systemic management of paediatric atopic eczema

Dr Sheila Clark

1030 Coffee and Exhibition
1100 What is the evidence for topical treatments for NMSC

Claire Machin

1100 Advanced dermatological surgery for nurses – Lining you ducks up

Carrie Wingfield

1130 Promoting healthy lifestyles in patients with psoriasis

Lucy Moorhead

1130 What is the cardiovascular risk in patients with psoriasis

Rosa Parisi

1210 Treatment of psoriasis patients in an innovative nurse led clinic

A Lilly sponsored symposium

1210 Skin Tear Preventions – the benefits of a good moisturiser

An Ego Pharmaceutical sponsored symposium

1255 Lunch and Exhibition
1400 Have we got “Psoriasis” news for you?

An Almirall sponsored symposium

1400 Bright horizons in psoriasis care

An AbbVie sponsored symposium

1450 An overview of vitiligo

Sarah Copperwheat

1450 The pursuit of the ideal sunscreen

Dr Andrew Birnie

1520 Coffee and Exhibition
1545 Lupus – the patient’s perspective

Susan Frankel

1545 What is the evidence for treatment in lupus

Professor Mark Goodfield

1615 Introduction to alopecia

Jackie Tomlinson

1615 Emerging treatments for alopecia

Dr Andrew Messenger

1900 Annual Dinner and Awards
Thursday 27 June 2019
0930 Common vulval conditions

Karen Stephen

0930 The role of the clinical psychologist in a vulval clinic

Dr Rhiann Jamieson

1000 Coffee and Exhibtion
1030 Are you being served?

Elizabeth Allen, Mandy Aldwin, Diana Perry and Paula Oliver

1045 Penile conditions

Dr Manu Shah

1115 Skcin national accreditation programmes and MASCED melanoma and skin cancer early detection on line training

Marie Tudor

1140 Immunology isn’t intimidating! Be part of the dialogue

An AbbVie sponsored symposium

1225 Lunch and Exhibition
1315 Personalising management of young women of child bearing potential living with psoriasis

A UCB sponsored symposium

1410 Evidence for the impact of alcohol misuse in skin conditions

Julia Wheeler

1410 What is delusional parasitosis

Polly Buchanan

  • Registration fees

    All delegate fees are inclusive of entrance to all educational meetings, delegate bag, entrance to exhibition area and all refreshment breaks. The Conference Dinner and Awards is also included in the  3 DAY delegate fee.


    Before 6 May After 6 May Before 6 May After 6 May
    Member £205 £255 £105 £135
    Non member £255 £305 £155 £185
    Speaker £105 £135

    NB: A booking fee will be payable

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    If you are a member and haven’t received an access code for reduced delegate fee, please get in touch

    Booking terms and conditions

    Payments – all delegates must pay the registration fee prior to arrival at conference. Bookings received less than 2 weeks before the conference and onsite can only be paid by cheque or credit/debit card.

    Cancellations and substitutions – A refund, less a 20% admin fee, will be made if cancellations are received in writing at least 4 weeks before the conference. Any cancellations after this cannot be refunded. delegates may nominate an alternative person to attend up to 48 hours before the conference. No refunds will be given for failure to attend the conference.

    Registration confirmation – All bookings will be confirmed by email. Please contact us if you have not received confirmation 10 days after submitting your booking.

    Alteration to programme – The BDNG reserves the right to amend any part of the conference programme at any time.

    Liability – The BDNG does not accept responsibility for damages or any nature sustained by delegates or loss of or damage to their personal property as a result of the conference.

    Speakers – Views expressed by speakers are their own. The BDNG cannot accept liability for advice given or views expressed by any speaker at the conference or in material provided to delegates.

    Photography – For promotional purposes, photographs may be taken during the conference. If you do not wish to be photographed, please contact us on

  • Register here

    Click here to register online

    If you are a member and haven’t received an access code for reduced delegate fee, please get in touch

  • Call for abstracts

    The BDNG is now inviting abstract submissions for presentation at the 2019 Annual Conference. Submissions are sought for oral and poster presentations.

    Click here for more information

  • Derm School

    Derm School covers the fundamentals of dermatology nursing and is aimed at those new to dermatology, primary care nurses and nursing students.

    Click here for programme and booking form.

  • Foot Dermatology

    Unfortunately Foot Dermatology is now full booked. You may wish to attend Derm School as an alternative. Whilst it is not specifically aimed at podiatrists, it will give you a general overview of dermatological conditions and treatments.

  • Exhibition
  • Social Events

    Welcome Reception

    This will take place on Tuesday 25 June from 17.30 – 18.30 in the Exhibition Hall. No ticket is required to attend this event.

    Annual Conference Dinner and Awards

    This will be held on Wednesday 26 June from 19.00 onwards at the recently refurbished Majestic Hotel.  This is strictly a TICKET ONLY event. Please indicate when booking if you would like to attend this. The cost of attending the Dinner is included in the 3 day delegate rate. For those delegates attending for 1 day only, the ticket cost is £50.

  • Accommodation

    2019 information coming soon

  • Venue

    Harrogate Convention Centre
    Kings Road
    HG1 5LA


    Information on getting to the venue

    For those travelling by train, the above link includes information on a discount on LNER travel.