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LATEST BSDS NEWS AND POLICY DOCUMENTS
SETTING STANDARDS FOR MOHS MICROGRAPHIC SURGERY SERVICES (MMS)
The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) and the British Society for Dermatological Surgery (BSDS) recognise the need for a National set of framework guidelines for the setting up and management of an MMS service. A working party of BSDS members with expertise in MMS have developed a set of recommendations which has been endorsed by the BAD and constitutes a consesus statement for the BAD and BSDS on minimum standards of MMS provision in the UK.
To view the BAD and BSDS Mohs Standards document please
MOHS SURGERY MINIMUM DATA SET
Dr Colin Fleming, President of the BSDS, has devised a Mohs Surgery Minimum Data Set which seeks to put into place a basic measurement of care which can be used for individual departmental audit and comparison amongst centres.
To access the Mohs Surgery Data Capture Sheet (V2 February 2013) please click here
To access the Mohs Surgery Data Capture Sheet guidance notes please click here
BSDS SURGICAL CHECKLIST
The BSDS has produced a checklist to provide professionals with guidance on which checks need to be completed before and after a dermatological surgical procedure.
To view the checklist V1 dated January 2012 please click here
BSDS POSITION STATEMENT ON DFSP
The BSDS has produced a position statement with effect from December 2011 regarding the management of Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans (DFSP).
To read the position statement please click here
BSDS SURGICAL LOG BOOK
Dr Ashley Cooper produced a BSDS Surgical log book which is available to download for free at http://www.derminfo.co.uk/bsds/
DR BRAY'S SURGICAL LOG BOOK
"Colleagues may find my surgical log helpful. It is designed to be super-quick to use, and to give automatic running totals for complete excision rates/margins etc. Please read the 'Guide' tab to explain how to get the most out of it. Extra tabs for Mohs recording will be coming in the next version. Do let me know your thoughts/suggestions/problems (email address in the guide)." Dr Adam Bray, Consultant Dermatologist, Bristol Dermatology Centre, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
To view Dr Bray's surgical log book please click here
MOHS SURGERY TEMPLATE
Dr Ashley Cooper kindly provided the link to his website with free downloadable 3D Mohs Intra - Operative Diagrams: http://www.derminfo.co.uk/mohs/