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Hair and nails referrals

Diagnosing and treating hair, scalp and nail disorders


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Referral contacts

  • Dr David Fenton
    Hair and nails service
    St John’s Institute of Dermatology
    Counting House, 1st floor
    Guy’s hospital
    Great Maze Pond
    London SE1 9RT
  • Tel: 020 7188 6389

GP referrals

All GP referrals must be submitted using the NHS e-Referral service (formerly Choose and Book). You need to do this within 24 hours of your consultation with your patient.

Referrals sent by email or post from GPs will not be processed.

Non-GP referrals

All non-GP referrals, can be emailed to or posted to the address above.

Referrals from other hospitals must include a completed Inter-Provider Minimum Data Set or ensure that one is sent within 48 hours of referring a patient.

Referral criteria can be supplied on request.