Dr Julia Schofield

Dr Julia Schofield, Consultant Dermatologist United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Associate Professor University of Hertfordshire, Clinical Lead NHSE Outpatient Recovery and Transformation Programme

Julia has worked as a Consultant Dermatologist in Hertfordshire from 1995 to 2008 in Lincolnshire since 2008.

In 2006 she worked with colleagues to set up a Masters programme in Clinical Dermatology at the University of Hertfordshire. This is the only multi-professional educational programme in dermatology of it’s type and is very popular with nurses, doctors and pharmacists. In 2020 the Masters programme in Skin Lesions Recognition and Management was launched. These programmes have been pivotal in the training and development of extended role practitioners, particularly dermatology clinical nurse specialists, and nurse surgeons.

Since 2020 Julia has been Clinical Lead for the NHSE Outpatient Recovery and Transformation Programme working with key stakeholders to develop and implement new ways of delivering dermatology services. She was awarded an MBE for services to Dermatology in 2012.

Presentation at Dermatology awareness for wound care practitioners study day

Common skin lesions and skin cancers: what’s important and how to refer


This session will provide an introduction to common skin lesions and the presenting features of common skin cancers. By the end of the session delegates should understand the key features that are suggestive of skin malignancy. Referral pathways will be considered and the role of teledermatology and artificial intelligence in the diagnosis of skin lesions will be considered.