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Please note that events with the BAD logo beside it, denotes an event or meeting  organised by the BAD.

All other meetings listed are organised externally from this department. Contact details and further information for these can be found under each individual event.

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ALERT! The BAD have been advised by overseas and U.K. Doctors of "scam" dermatology conferences taking place in the U.K. and around the world. Colleagues from developing countries have been targeted.  Do check any UK dermatology conference is listed on our website. If not, the BAD advises caution.


The London Skin Cancer Meeting: Melanoma
Date: 13 September 2018
Venue: The Julian Bloom Lecture Theatre, The Royal Marsden, London
Organisers: Dr Catherine Borysiewicz, Mr Theodore Nanidis and Dr Louise Fearfield

For further information, programme details or to book your place, please view the meeting flyer



BSDS Stitch-Up! A Suturing Course
  19th September 2018
Venue:  Centre for Professional Development, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham

Organiser:  Dr Emma Pynn, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff


A practical suturing course, primarily aimed at Junior Doctors. This course will consist of lectures on the important aspects as well as lots of supervised practical work on pig skin, including superficial, deep, continuous and interrupted sutures. There will be the opportunity to try more advanced techniques and chat to dermatologists about careers in skin surgery. 

This course is primarily aimed at FY1 & 2, SHOs and CMTs, however, the course may also be of interest to acute medical trainees, surgical trainees, nurses and new dermatology registrars.  

For further information or to register online, please visit:


Essential Cutaneous Infections Course
Date: 24th September 2018
Venue: Willan House, London
Organiser: Conference & Event Services from the BAD

For further information or to book your place please view the course flyer

Register online:


DermPath Made Easy
Dates: 27th September 2018
Venue: Willan House, London
Organisers: Conference & Event Services from the BAD


Psychodermatology Annual Course
Dates: Friday 28th - Saturday 29th September 2018
Venue: Holiday Inn Whitechapel, 5 Cavell St, Whitechapel, London, E1 2HP
Lecturers: Dr Anthony Bewley, Professor Peter Lepping, Dr Ruth Taylor, Dr Reena Shah, Dr Alia Ahmed
Cost: £250.00 (including accommodation and 'Practical Psychodermatology' textbook)
Administrator: Emma Jones
Contact phone: +44 1582873447
Contact email:

DRAFT AGENDA (subject to minor changes)

Friday, 28th September




08.30 – 09.00

Registration and Welcome

Dr Anthony Bewley

09.00 – 09:15

What is Psychodermatology?

Dr Anthony Bewley

09:15- - 10:30

Delusional Infestation

Prof Peter Lepping

10:30 – 11:00

Basic Psychopharmacology

Prof Peter Lepping

11:00 – 11.15



11.15 – 12.00

Consent, capacity and the Mental Health Act

Prof Peter Lepping

12.00 – 13.00

Psychotherapy and Psychological interventions

Dr Reena Shah

13:00 – 13:30



13:30 – 14:00

Very basic psychiatric assessment

Dr Ruth Taylor

14:00 – 14:45

Basic affective disorders for dermatologists

Dr Ruth Taylor

14:45 - 15:45

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Dr Anthony Bewley

15:45 – 16:45


OCD spectrum disorders, dermatitis artefacta and factitial disorders in dermatology

Role play preparation for day 2

Dr Alia Ahmed

19.30 – 21.30


Venue TBC


Saturday, 29th September




09.00 – 09.30

Review of day 1 and objectives for day 2

Dr Anthony Bewley

09.30 – 13.00

Role-play:  ‘Dealing with patients who have psycho-cutaneous diseases.’

Workshops and lectures to learn from delegates experiences to date

Dr Anthony Bewley; Dr Janet Angus; Dr Susannah Baron; Dr Alia Ahmed


Actors will mimic specific psychocutaneous conditions.  Using role play, all delegates will have the chance to practice their skills at communicating with, and managing, individuals with the full range of psychocutaneous disease.

13.15 – 14.00



14.00 – 16.30

Role-play:  ‘Dealing with patients who have psychocutaneous diseases.’

Dr Anthony Bewley; Dr Janet Angus; Dr Susannah Baron; Dr Alia Ahmed


16.30 – 17.00

Feedback from role play

Evaluation of course

Dr Anthony Bewley; Dr Janet Angus; Dr Susannah Baron; Dr Alia Ahmed


BSACI Annual Meeting 2018
Dates: Sunday 30th September to Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Venue: Telford International Centre, Telford, UK

The British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology (BSACI) annual meeting is the UK’s premier allergy event attracting speakers and delegates from around the world. The 2018 programme will cover a broad range of topics – food allergy, asthma, eczema, basic science, drug allergy, rhinology, immunotherapy, cutaneous allergy, component-resolved diagnosis, psychological well-being of patients, families and staff, and service improvement, amongst others. We are planning joint sessions with the British Association of Dermatologists, the Royal College of Anaesthetists, the British Society for Immunology, EAACI and the British Society for Cutaneous Allergy. We will have expert clinicians, basic scientists, primary care physicians, nurses and dieticians amongst our speakers.

There will be joint Allied Health Professional and Primary Care sessions taking place over two days and hands-on workshops covering a range of topics from eczema management to device administration.

The 2018 meeting will be held at the Telford International Centre in Telford from Sunday 30th September to Tuesday 2nd October. Located on the outskirts of Telford 40 minutes from Birmingham and a little over 2 hours from London it is easy to get to and easy to find.

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