This GP education session is being delivered as part of the CPTH GP Education Programme. It is open to GPs and ACPs working in Primary Care in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

For this session, Dr Miguel Arbide, will be joining us to talk about:

  • Basic dermatology knowledge and tips for primary care, including identification of lesions, use of a dermatoscope, management of common lesions including referral pathways.
  • Medications including creams and how to apply them.
  • Diagnostic and management tools.
  • Rashes such as eczema, rosacea, acne ¬†and psoriasis, and management of other common conditions such as urticaria.
  • Considerations including mental health issues in dermatology
  • Useful learning resources such as websites and conferences.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Identification of common lesions
  2. Importance of dermatoscope use
  3. Basic surgical techniques
  4. Referring patients
  5. prescribing topical treatments
  6. Common rashes, diagnosis and management
  7. Useful resources

Speaker Profile: Dr Miguel Arbide

  • Qualified in London 1994
  • Basic surgical training rotation
  • GP VTS in Cambridge 1999
  • Diploma in Practical Dermatology 2011
  • Clinical Assistant in dermatological surgery 2012
  • GP principal 2002-2020

Current work:

  • GPwER in dermatology, skin surgery and vasectomy
  • Private swimming medicals


Light snacks and tea/coffee will be provided on arrival at this session.

Please note that bookings for this event will close at 5pm on Tuesday 13th June.


You can find information on the venue and location here