Common infections

WEBINAR 11 May: Bruce Arroll and Gary McAuliffe overview new treatments for a range of common infections

Psoriasis update

WEBINAR archive 2020: Paul Jarrett on Psoriasis

Eczema is no respecter of age

WEBINAR 26 May: Dr Paul Jarrett will cover common types of eczema in newborns to the elderly, including presentation, treatment and differential diagnosis.

Topical steroids first for scalp psoriasis

A Cochrane review found that both topical steroids alone and a combination of topical steroid and vitamin D analogue were more effective for scalp psoriasis than vitamin D analogue alone (calcipotriol).

Hyperhidrosis - Managing the excessively sweaty patient

Dr Indran Ramanatham discusses managing the patient with hyperhidrosis, from simple lifestyle measures through to surgical interventions.

Non-melanoma skin cancers

Dr Marcus Platts-Mills, Dermatology and Skin Cancer Surgery specialist, talks with Dr Diana North, Goodfellow GP Advisor about the management of non-melanoma skin cancer in primary care, including:


Dr Maneka Deo, Specialist Dermatologist talks with Dr Diana North, Goodfellow GP Advisor about the management of psoriasis in primary care, including what is it and who gets it, causes and types, assessment and when to refer.

She also overviews:

Psoriasis - Paul Jarrett

Dr Paul Jarrett talks about prescribing tips for psoriasis. Paul is a consultant dermatologist at Counties Manukau District Health Board and is clinical lead for dermatology teaching in the department of medicine at The University of Auckland.

Atopic eczema in children

Eczema (atopic eczema or atopic dermatitis) is an itchy inflammatory skin disease most commonly seen in children. It is characterised by itchy, inflamed, dry, scaling, and crusted skin.  If the condition becomes chronic lichenification (thickening) and hyperpigmentation of the skin are seen.

Eczematous skin has reduced skin barrier function, cutaneous inflammation with increased susceptibility to irritants, and higher rates of Staphylococcus aureus colonisation. 


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