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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 is currently working with The British Association of Dermatologists to update the UK National Guidelines for Photodynamic Therapy. Prior to this, 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, Allergies and Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures. More details can be found at www.stafford-skincare.co.uk
Areas of interest
Dermatology; Inflammatory Skin Rashes; Eczema; Rosacea; Psoriasis; Urticaria; Acne; Allergy; Skin Cancer; Melanoma; Basal Cell Cancer; Dermatoscope; Dermoscopy; Mole Mapping; Mole Removal; Cyst Removal; Hair Disorders; Alopecia; Nail Diseases; Vulval Conditions; Lichen Sclerosus; Lichen Planus; Photodynamic Therapy (PDT); Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures; Aesthetic Dermatology; Pigmentation; Melasma; Dermal Fillers; Skin Rejuvenation; Skin Allergies; Prick Testing; Patch Testing; Paediatric Dermatology; Adult Dermatology; Dermatology Surgery for Skin Lesions; Shave Biopsy; Excision; Cryotherapy
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)
(Additional) Languages spoken
Dr Anne Ward has published 17 Research Papers (Dr Ward is first Author in 15/17 Papers); 10 Abstracts; one Book Chapter and has 23 National / International Oral / Poster Presentations.
Courses offered to GPs
Mentoring - local GP
Updates / Presentations on common dermatological conditions to GP Meetings
Patient / Public Presentations on common dermatological conditions
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
- Meriden House 10 Mill Street CANNOCK WS11 0DL
- 09:00 - 13:00
- 01543 577566
- Rowley Hall Hospital Rowley Avenue STAFFORD...
- 08:30 - 16:00
- 01785 238661
- Spire Little Aston Hospital Little Aston Hall...
- 08:30 - 12:30
- 0121 580 7151
- Stafford Skincare Borrowcop Lane LICHFIELD...
- 10:00 - 14:00
- 01543 251807
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
01543 251 807
07929 168 002