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Contact the EB nursing teams

Contact the EB nursing teams

In an emergency call 999. For urgent out of hours medical help contact NHS 111 or your GP.

If they require further information about your condition they should be advised to speak to the on call dermatology registrar at your specialist centre for EB.

Children’s Nursing Service – Great Ormond Street Hospital: 

EB Clinical Nurse Specialists:

Katie Plevey - 0207 405 9200 - x5053

Claire Vincent - 0207 405 9200 - x5986

Harriet Eagleton - 0207 4059200 - x7913

Service Co-ordinator – Sonia Ama - 0207 829 7808


Children’s Nursing Service – Birmingham Women and Children’s Hospital: 0121 333 8224

(Out of hours emergencies only: ask for the dermatologist on call stating that the child has EB)

EB Clinical Nurse Specialists – Danielle Cunnington, Dawn James , Victoria Lynne, Jennifer Heaton  and Hayley Ball.


Adult Nursing Service – St. Thomas’ Hospital: 0207 188 0843

Main Contact: Service Co-ordinator – Frances Skehan (

Lead EB Clinical Nurse Specialist – Jane Clapham (

EB Clinical Nurse Specialist – Annette Downe (

EB Clinical Nurse Specialist – Caroline MacKenzie (

EB Clinical Nurse Specialist – Samantha Wharton (

EB Clinical Nurse Specialist – Catherine Nye (

EB Clinical Nurse Specialist – Karen Snelson (

Adult Nursing Service – Solihull Hospital: 0121 4245232

EB Clinical Nurse Specialist – Kal Begum

EB Clinical Nurse Specialist – Bryony Jay

EB Clinical Nurse Specialist – Carol Knowles


Scottish Healthcare Team: 0141 2118773

EB Clinical Nurse Specialist (adults) – Debbie Johnston 0141 2118773 (

EB Clinical Nurse Specialist (paediatrics) – Sharon Fisher 0141 4516596 (

Administrative Assistant – Tracy Scott (Mon – Wed, 9am – 3.30pm) ( 


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