Dermatology news

New contraindication for co-cyprindiol

New contraindication for co-cyprindiol

Cyproterone-containing medicines are now contraindicated...

Prescribe antiseptics rather than antibiotics for impetigo, says NICE

Prescribe antiseptics rather than antibiotics for impetigo, says NICE

New NICE guidance on antimicrobial prescribing for...

Early emollient use does not prevent eczema in children, studies show

Early emollient use does not prevent eczema in children, studies show

Daily application of emollients in infancy is not effective...

Actinic keratosis treatment recalled due to growing skin cancer concerns

Actinic keratosis treatment recalled due to growing skin cancer concerns

Healthcare professionals have been advised to stop...

New cellulitis treatment guidance published

New cellulitis treatment guidance published

A 5-day course of flucloxacillin may be sufficient...

Don't prescribe antibiotics for non-bullous impetigo, draft NICE guidance advises

Don't prescribe antibiotics for non-bullous impetigo, draft NICE guidance advises

Topical antiseptics are preferable to antibiotics for...

Bath emollients among further prescribing restrictions issued by NHS England

Bath emollients among further prescribing restrictions issued by NHS England

GPs should no longer routinely prescribe bath and shower...

Trimovate available to prescribe again

Trimovate available to prescribe again

GPs can prescribe the steroid/antibiotic cream Trimovate...

New pregnancy prevention measures for retinoid products

New pregnancy prevention measures for retinoid products

Further restrictions have been announced on the use...

Prescribing restrictions considered for diabetes and eczema products

Prescribing restrictions considered for diabetes and eczema products

Prescribing of blood glucose testing strips and bath...

Update on dermatological signs of child abuse with a free interactive learning module from MIMS Learning

Update on dermatological signs of child abuse with a free interactive learning module from MIMS Learning

MIMS Learning is offering an interactive module on...

Doctors identify 50 'unnecessary' medical interventions

Doctors identify 50 'unnecessary' medical interventions

A list of 50 tests, treatments and procedures 'of questionable...

NICE approves guselkumab for plaque psoriasis

NICE approves guselkumab for plaque psoriasis

Guselkumab (Tremfya) is now an option for routine NHS...

Emollient bath additives 'no benefit' in childhood eczema

Emollient bath additives 'no benefit' in childhood eczema

Emollient bath additives provide no clinical benefit...

Psoriasis biologic approved for NHS prescribing

Psoriasis biologic approved for NHS prescribing

Brodalumab (Kyntheum) can now be prescribed routinely...

Dupilumab: first biologic for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis

Dupilumab: first biologic for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis

Dupilumab (Dupixent) is the first biologic treatment...

Guselkumab further extends choice in psoriasis prescribing

Guselkumab further extends choice in psoriasis prescribing

Tremfya (guselkumab) is licensed for the treatment...

NICE approval for new psoriasis tablet

NICE approval for new psoriasis tablet

Dimethyl fumarate (Skilarence) is now an option for...

Topical psoriasis treatment to be available without a prescription

Topical psoriasis treatment to be available without a prescription

Patients with psoriasis will be able to buy Dovonex...

Fumaric acid ester now available as licensed oral psoriasis treatment

Fumaric acid ester now available as licensed oral psoriasis treatment

Prescribers treating patients with moderate to severe...