Welcome to the RCGP’s Dermatology Library

This library provides educational resources and guidelines on dermatology that are relevant to GPs and other primary healthcare professionals. It brings together national guidance, resources produced and accredited by the RCGP, and resources from the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) and the Primary Care Dermatology Society (PCDS). These resources will be helpful for those who wish to develop a more specialised interest in dermatology.

British Association of DermatologistsPrimary Care Dermatology Society

To allow quick and easy access to the resources, the library is divided into the following sections, each of which covers a different area of dermatology: overview; Infection and infestation; Genetic and systemic disorders; Inflammatory conditions; Specific lesions and; Urticaria and blistering. 

Resources marked as FREE are accessible free of charge to all RCGP Members. Members may be required to pay to access other resources.

Information on GPs with Extended Roles (GPwER) accreditation in dermatology and skin surgery can be accessed at www.rcgp.org.uk/GPwER-dermatology   

Dermatology overviewInfection and infestationGenetic and systemic disorders affecting the skinInflammatory skin conditionsSpecific skin lesionsUrticaria and blistering skin conditions

Disclaimer: While the content of the Dermatology Library is reviewed and updated on a regular basis, we do not control or accept any responsibility for any linked resources on third-party websites or for any liability arising from their use. Access to and use of content including clinical guidelines on any third-party website is carried out solely at your own risk.