The Bedfordshire Integrated Dermatology Service (BIDS) is commissioned by the Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG), to deliver high quality dermatology services for patients across Bedfordshire.
We are a specialist provider of NHS services for skin related conditions, known as dermatology. Our support team provide an efficient referral and treatment service enabling you to be seen in a community setting with quicker access to treatment in a clinic closer to home and avoiding the need for a hospital appointment.
Further information about the service can be accessed on our website www.bedsdermatology.co.uk.
The referral process:
To contact the service about appointments or general enquiries please phone: 0203 176 2459 Monday - Friday 9.00 to 5pm.
We are actively seeking new patients to join our Patient Participation Group (PPG). We are looking for people of any age, gender or background to attend regular quarterly meetings to discuss YOUR views and ideas on our dermatology services in Bedfordshire. To find out how to join and more about our PPG, please contact: 0800 500 3043 (from landlines).
The Health Trainer service is dedicated to patients with skin related conditions to support you with information and resources to manage your skin condition better yourself. The service also provides talks to community groups who are interested in learning about good skin health and the self-management of skin conditions. If you would like to know more about the Health Trainer service please contact us by phoning 0800 500 3043 (from landlines) or 05511 434921 (from mobiles – charges may vary).
Should you wish to make a formal complaint about the service please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at the address at the bottom of this leaflet and we will contact you within 24 hours of receipt of your letter. You can also phone us on 0800 500 3043 (from landlines) or 05511 434921 (from mobiles – charges may vary) if you wish to discuss your complaint.
Our complaints process can be downloaded from our website www.bedsdermatology.co.uk or mailed to you on request.