What is happening with my appointment?

  • All NON URGENT appointments are cancelled these will be rearranged at a date appropriate by the appointments service.
  • Queries regarding appointment dates should be made through the appointment service on; 01792 285038/285515 or email swanseaopd@wales.nhs.uk. This information can be found on your appointment letter.
  • Only URGENT CASE patients who have been contacted specifically to attend the department will be seen.

Skin Cancer Patients

  • New patients with urgent skin cancers will be seen in clinic-please attend ONLY if you are well and have not been in contact with anyone who is suspected of having the COVID virus and if you have a got an appointment/text/phone call requesting you to attend.
  • People with routine follow up for skin cancers will have appointments suspended for now or maybe contacted by a clinician to discuss their condition.
  • Self checking can be carried out and you can let us know about any changes
    • Review skin once a month
    • Look at each body segment (arms, legs, front, back which you may need someone else to look at)
    • Look for any new moles or moles that stand out
    • Look for changes in size, shape, colour, itching or bleeding
    • Feel for lumps in the neck, armpits and groin
  • If you have any concerns, contact your skin cancer specialist nurse.
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