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Epidermolysis bullosa

Published on 25 June 2021

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

Address

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

NSD contact

nss.specialistservices@nhs.scot

Please note that NSD does not directly provide medical services and we won't be able to answer queries about your own care or appointments. If you would like to discuss any aspects of your care, please contact your primary healthcare provider. This might be your GP, Consultant, Nurse or other healthcare professional. They will be best placed to give you the right advice.