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Epidermolysis bullosa

Published on 24 November 2020

This service offers specialist outreach nursing support and treatment to adults and children living with the rare skin condition epidermolysis bullosa (EB).

Currently, there are two services provided from Glasgow at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and the Royal Hospital for Children. Specialist nurses provide services including wound care management and symptom control to help reduce the debilitating symptoms and complications of this painful condition.

The services are provided in the clinics as well as outreach community support.

What is epidermolysis bullosa?

Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a condition that causes life-long blistering and ulceration of the skin and mucus membranes.

Find further information on the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde website.

Lead clinician

Ms Sharon Fisher, Specialist Paediatric Nurse

Ms Deborah Johnston, Specialist Adult Nurse


Royal Hospital for Children/Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
1345 Govan Rd
G51 4T

NSD contact

Programme Manager, Mel Miller – – 0131 2757483