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Dr Anne Ward is a Leading Consultant Dermatologist with over 25 years' experience. In 2016, she was elected President of the Midlands Dermatological Society. She qualified from Queen's University of Belfast in 1987, coming first in her year. Her dermatology training took place in Belfast, Birmingham and Bristol before her appointment as Consultant Dermatologist at Cannock Chase Hospital.
During her tenure as Lead Clinician for Skin Cancer Services (1996 - 2005), her Skin Cancer Team was ranked first in 2 consecutive West Midlands Peer Reviews (2002 and 2005). As Lead Clinician for Dermatology (2006 - 2009), she developed a well respected Dermatology Centre at Cannock comprising Dermatologists, Plastic Surgeons and Nurses, that also provided teaching for Dermatology Registrars, Medical Students and GPs. On a National Level, Dr Anne Ward has worked with The British Association of Dermatologists to update the UK Guidelines for Photodynamic Therapy(2018) and she was a Member of The British Association of Dermatologists' Clinical Services Committee. Dr Anne Ward has busy, popular private clinics at Cannock, Lichfield, Stafford and Sutton Coldfield. She sees both adults and children with all types of hair, skin and nail diseases. Specialist Interests include Vulval Disorders, Photodynamic Therapy, Mole Removal and Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures. More details can be found at www.stafford-skincare.co.uk
Areas of interest
Adult Dermatology; Paediatric Dermatology; Acne; Alopecia; Basal Cell Cancer; Cryotherapy; Cyst Removal; Dermal Fillers for Acne Scars; Eczema; Excision; Hair Disorders; Inflammatory Skin Disease; Lichen Planus; Lichen Sclerosus; Melasma; Mole Mapping; Mole Removal; Nail Diseases; Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures; Photodynamic Therapy (PDT); Pigmentation; Psoriasis; Rashes; Seborrhoeic Warts; Shave Biopsy; Skin Cancer; Skin tags; Skin Surgery; Urticaria; Vulval Conditions
Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
Patient Experience in Healthcare Settings
Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
As the mother of 2 children, Dr Anne Ward seems to spend quite a lot of time organising their social diary and running a free taxi service. In between times, she tries to read, sew and meet up with her own friends!
Undergraduate Prizes: The Whitla prize in Therapeutics and Pharmacology (1985); The Taylor Prize in Dermatology; The Sinclair Medal in Surgery; and The Final MB Prize - 1st in Year (1987)
Research Awards: Best Project: Research Methods Course, QUB (1991); Best Scientific Paper Presentation: The Medical Society for the Study of Venereal Diseases (1992)
NHS Awards: Nine Clinical Excellence Awards;
President of the Midlands Dermatological Society (2016)
Over the years, Dr Anne Ward has published peer-reviewed research papers in National and International Journals, and presented at many Scientific Meetings, both at home and abroad. Recent publications in the British Journal of Dermatology 2018 include:
British Association of Dermatologists and British Photodermatology Group guidelines for topical photodynamic therapy.
Adverse effects of topical photodynamic therapy: a consensus review and approach to management.
Conventional and combination topical photodynamic therapy for basal cell carcinoma: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Courses offered to GPs
Invited Presentations at GP Educational Meetings.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
Please click on this link if you would like to see information about this healthcare professional’s performance compared to their peers, as published by their medical professional body.https://www.iwantgreatcare.org/doctors/dr-kathleen-anne-ward-1
Patient Experience Surveys (NHS and Private) show that 100% patients thought that  they were treated with Privacy and Dignity,  they were given the opportunity to discuss their problem and  their views were listened to. Testimonials are available on the website.
Peer Review, Audit Reports, Infection Control Reports, Clinical Outcome Reports, Quality Performance Reports and Equality and Diversity Reports are available each year.
- MB BCh BAO (Honours) Queen's University of Belfast 1987
- MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians 1990
- MD (Doctor of Medicine by Thesis) Queen's University of Belfast 1993
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians of London 2002
- CCST (Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training) The Specialist Training Authority of the Medical Royal Colleges 1997
Reference number 3190085
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Clinical Services Committee British Association of Dermatologists 2016
- Photodynamic Therapy Guidelines Working Party British Association of Dermatologists 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Medical Council, Full Registration, 1988
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
British Association of Dermatologists
British Society for the Study of Vulval Disease
British Association of Cosmetic Dermatology
British Medical Association
British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology
West Midlands Dermatological Society
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Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Dr Anne Ward, Consultant Dermatologist