Professor Nick Levell was appointed clinical lead for the dermatology workstream on 18th July 2017 , with the endorsement of the British Association of Dermatologists. You can read more about the appointment of clinical leads here.
Clinical Lead: Professor Nick Levell MD FRCP MBA
Consultant Dermatologist (& senior dermatologist), Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,
National Specialty Lead (Dermatology) for the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR), and
Past-President of the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) and Chair of the BAD Therapy and Guidelines Committee.
Prof Levell has been a Consultant Dermatologist at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for 24 years where he is the senior dermatologist. He is particularly interested in diagnosis and treatment of complex skin disorders such as vasculitis and also has research in health economics and skin cancer epidemiology. As Speciality National Lead for the NIHR, his team supports over 50 clinical studies in over 200 centres across the UK. He is past President of the British Association of Dermatologists and of the British Society for Medical Dermatology. He chairs the national dermatology therapy and guidelines committee, which produces national guidelines and gives advice to national bodies including NICE.
Prof Levell said: “I am delighted to be part of the GIRFT team: it is an exciting to see the many examples of innovation and good practice which can be shared to improve services.”