More about Dermatology

West Herts Hospitals Dermatology


The dermatology department offers a number of different treatments for different conditions. To find out more about a certain type of treatment please click on the relevant link below.

Outpatient Services

Patients are seen in the Outpatient departments at the following hospital sites.

Find out more about general Outpatient services at West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust

Minor Surgery

Removing lumps and bumps, skin cancers, biopsies of skin rashes, available at:

  • St. Albans City Hospital
  • Hemel Hempstead Hospital
  • Watford General Hospital

Special Investigations

Patch Testing available at Watford General Hospital and Hemel Hempstead General Hospital


Dermatology Treatments

  • Cryotherapy for the treatment of skin lesions
  • Day treatment at St Albans City Hospital. Click here to find out more
  • Light treatment for various conditions. Click here to find out more
  • Day treatment is available at Watford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans Hospital dermatology departments.
  • Photodynamic Therapy

Inpatient Treatment

Inpatient treatment is carried out at Watford General Hospital

Find out more about Watford General Hospital

Read general information for Inpatients