By March 2023, the Trust’s waiting list had 1,400 patients, which was significantly lower than the initial projection of 2,500.
Considering the impact on waiting list, the Trust extended 18 Week Support partnership until November 2023, reducing the wait list to only 900 patients.
Meet Our Clinical Leads for Dermatology
Dr Ian Logan
Dr Ian Logan is a Consultant Dermatologist and Dermatological Surgeon at the London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust. In addition to his role in the dermatology clinical leadership team for 18 Week Support, Ian is chair of the clinical governance committee. His areas of expertise and interest include skin cancer management, adult general dermatology, skin surgery, dermatopathology, and quality improvement.
Josephine began her career in dermatology as a newly qualified nurse in 2011. Since then she has held senior and specialist nurse roles both in the NHS and the private sector. She loves working in Dermatology, supporting people with the treatment and management of their skin condition in a variety of different ways, be it medically, surgically, using light based therapies or patient education and empowerment. In management positions she works with the wider management team to provide the best service possible for patients and develop nursing staff to be confident and competent in their work.
General Manager, NHS Trust
The professionalism and quality provided by 18 Week Support is what sets them apart from previous insourcing providers we have worked with. The patients have all had a positive experience and good outcomes.