Dr Hannah Wainman

Dr Hannah Wainman Locum Consultant Dermatologist Bristol Royal Infirmary

Hannah completed her undergraduate training at the University of Newcastle before doing her foundation training in the Oxford deanery.  She then completed GP training in Gloucestershire and worked as a GP for 6 years whilst also holding a clinical assistant post in dermatology.

She now works as a locum consultant in Bristol Royal Infirmary, completing the CESR route to consultant in 2023.

Her interests are in inflammatory dermatology particularly chronic wounds and hidradenitis suppurativa.  She holds the role of dermatology lead for the medical undergraduate programme at the University of Bristol and is their champion for the inclusion of skin of colour.  She is the website and educational lead for Skin of Colour Training UK and is on the British Society of Medical Dermatology and British College of Dermatology committees.

She has an interest in research and is currently carrying out projects in skin of colour, psoriasis and hidradenitis suppurativa.

Presentation at Dermatology awareness for wound care practitioners study day

Skin Infections: The good, the bad and the ugly


This session will cover common skin infections and those you do not want to miss. The session will focus on those infections you may encounter as a wound care practitioner. Topics covered will include cellulitis, fungal infections and how they manifest in the skin and nails.

The aims of the session are:

  • To recognise the common presentations of cellulitis and how to differentiate it from its mimickers
  • To be able to identify common infections affecting the nail unit
  • To be able to recognise the more life-threatening manifestations of skin infections and how not to miss these
  • To recognise common fungal infections of the skin
  • To recognise common bacterial infections of the skin
  • To know the management principles of each of the above scenarios