Meet the Team

Dr Maria Martin - Lead Clinician - GPwSI Dermatology

Dr Maria Martin

Lead Clinician - GPwSI Dermatology

Dr Martin has been a full time GP and partner at James Cochrane Practice, Kendal, since 2001. She qualified with the Diploma in Practical Dermatology, Cardiff University in 2005, gained NHS Cumbria accreditation as a GP with Special Interest (GPwSI) in Dermatology in 2010 and Northern Deanery accreditation in 2012.

Maria worked as a GPwSI for 4 years in the hospital dermatology service in Kendal and started South Lakes Dermatology Service in October 2012. She has a particular interest in dermoscopy, common skin problems and genital skin disorders.

Maria is a member of the South Cumbria skin cancer MDT.

Dr Nick Howlett - GPwSI Dermatology

Dr Nick Howlett

GPwSI Dermatology

Dr Nick Howlett has been a GP Partner at Bentham Medical Practice since 2000. He has many years of Dermatology experience, having worked in the Dermatology department at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary for several years. He has recently been accredited as a GP with Special Interest in Dermatology. He holds an external post as an honorary tutor in the Department of Dermatology at Cardiff University. He is a GP trainer and holds the Diploma in General Practice Education from Manchester University. His other unusual role is as team doctor for the Cave Rescue Organisation.

Dr Jen Smith - GPwSI Dermatologist

Dr Jen Smith

GPwSI Dermatologist

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Dr Philip Harrison - Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Philip Harrison

Consultant Dermatologist
Dr Philip Harrison has had a career in medicine that spans over 40 years, and has been a Consultant Dermatologist for 33 years. With interests in skin cancer, amongst many of a dermatological nature, Dr Harrison can offer accurate and effective treatment plans: covering any aspect of skin disease. Furthermore, a medical lifetime spent in delivering hospital care has focussed his skills: in order to now deliver effective, efficient, Primary Care-led delivery of Dermatology, for patients. With medical degrees and humanity qualifications, Dr Harrison endeavours to prescribe a holistic approach to skin care, while delivering Dermatological Education for both patients and referring doctors. Dr Harrison has a variety of interests ranging from running, cycling, sailing and skiing to architecture, literature, art and music.
Adrian Eglington - Service Manager

Adrian Eglington

Service Manager