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Epidermolysis bullosa

Published on 06 February 2024

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 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.