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Dry skin and eczema

Dry skin and eczema



Time to Complete

30 minutes


February 28, 2018


February 28, 2018

Programme Description

This module reviews the outcomes of a cost-effectiveness analysis of patient emollient therapy and prescriptions in UK primary care.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Describe the impact of emollient prescriptions on the cost of care
  • Understand that emollient prescriptions can reduce the use of potent and very potent topical corticosteroids
  • Recall that emollient prescriptions can reduce the use of antibiotics and antimicrobial containing products
  • Presenters

    Dr George Moncrieff, GP, Chair of the Dermatology Council for England
    Mr Simon Rowe, Senior Commissioning Manager, NHS Wakefield Clinical Commissioning Group

    Test author
    Haymarket Medical


    The content of this presentation has been reviewed, approved and paid for by Johnson & Johnson Ltd.

    The speakers served as consultants and received honoraria from Johnson & Johnson Ltd for their contribution to the study.

    The views expressed by the individual speakers do not necessarily reflect the views of Johnson & Johnson Ltd.

    Dr George Moncrieff has received sponsorship for talks, presentations, projects, advisory board meetings from: Almirall, Bayer, Derma, Galderma, Johnson & Johnson, La Roche Posay, LEO Pharma, Stiefel, Thornton & Ross and Typharm.

    Date of preparation: January 2018; UK/AV/17-10280b


    This is an industry-supported learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (30 minutes learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs. This activity is offered at no cost.


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