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Why nurses should be treating acne patients

Why nurses should be treating acne patients


Alison Bowser
Chief Executive
Acne Support Group

Ask any nurse how they manage their patients with acne and many will reply, "I don't see them, they usually see the GP." Not only is it worrying to think that nurses don't consider themselves the "first port of call", but it in no way reflects patients' preference. In a survey of Acne Support Group (ASG) members, almost a third said they would prefer to consult a nurse about their acne, rather than their GP.(1) Reasons cited by ASG members for preferring to see a nurse included:

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