Irish Skin Foundation Annual Dermatology Study Day, April 6th 2019

The Irish Skin Foundation  4th Annual Dermatology Study Day will take place on the 6th April 2019 in the Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Arran Quay, Dublin 8 from 9am – 3:55pm.

The 2019 programme is designed for hospital, community-based, GP practice, public health nurses, pharmacists and others involved in providing first-line management of skin conditions/diseases.

The programme will cover first-line management of: Burns & Abrasions; Paediatric Skin Conditions; Rosacea; Alopecia; Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS); and Skin Cancer Recognition. 

 The annual event provides an exciting opportunity to learn from the experts and bring new knowledge and skills back to the workplace. Attendees will also get the opportunity to meet and talk during the event with exhibitors on new and innovative products on the market.

Delegates can look forward to an interesting line up of expert speakers from the world of dermatology.

The Dermatology Study Day will be chaired by Carmel Blake, Dermatology ANP at Tallaght University Hospital, ISF Helpline Clinical Manager.

The 2019 programme includes:


09:00-09:25 Registration & tea/coffee
09:25-09:30 Opening and welcome address

Carmel Blake, Dermatology ANP at Tallaght University Hospital, ISF Helpline Clinical Manager

09:30-10:00 Approach to alopecia

Dr Aizuri Murad, Consultant Dermatologist, The Mater University Hospital, Dublin

10:00-10:20 Presentation by Roches Hair Replacement and Breast Care

Kimmage Dublin

10:20-11:00 Common skin conditions in paediatrics

Aisling O’Shaughnessy, CNS Dermatology, University Hospital Limerick

11:00-11:10 Questions and Answers
11:10-11:40 Tea/coffee break


Management of rosacea

Dr Síona Ní Raghallaigh, Consultant Dermatologist, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin



First-line management of burns and abrasions

Speaker to be announced

13:00-13:10 Questions and Answers
13:10-14:00 Complimentary Lunch & Exhibition Stands
14:00-15:00 Recognition and practical care for those with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)

Kelly Impey, CNS Dermatology, Tallaght University Hospital, Dublin

15:00-15:45 Skin cancer recognition: a macroscopic and dermatoscopic diagnosis

Dr Rupert Barry, Consultant Dermatologist and Mohs Micrographic Surgeon, St James’s Hospital, Dublin

15:45-15:55 Questions & Answers

The ISF Dermatology Study Day 2019 promises to be an unmissable event, so we advise people to get their ticket well in advance to avoid disappointment.

Registration Fee: €75 including tea/coffee and lunch.

Tickets can be downloaded from Eventbrite:

  CPD points approval pending.

For further Information on the Irish Skin Foundation please visit

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