One of Dr Wakelin’s passions is helping to improve the understanding of skin disease amongst both doctors and patients.
The skin is an extremely complex and vital organ, and much remains to be learned about the causes of skin disease.
Modern dermatology has made tremendous advances from the days when doctors could only prescribe messy lotions and potions and new strong medication including biological therapy has revolutionised the care we can offer to many patients with skin disease
She has been invited to lecture to a range of audiences including the National Eczema Society, Royal Society of Medicine, Primary Care Dermatology Society and British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
Dr Wakelin is the author of
the patient handbook
Your Guide to Eczema
Dr Wakelin is the co-author of
A Colour Handbook of Dermatology
'Shortlisted for BMA Medical Book Awards 2011
Dr Wakelin has been involved in several media projects including the
Life with Eczema campaign and she has appeared on live television and radio broadcasts.
Dr Wakelin devised and edited the medical
Handbook of Systemic Drug
Treatment in Dermatology
second edition, publishing date: 4, June 2015
The first edition was published worldwide and
has sold over 2,000 copies.