Yes. Photos can be extremely helpful and informative, and can often save you a trip to the surgery. For example, rashes and skin lesions. 


All photos are reviewed by a doctor.


Here are our important rules:
1 - Just TWO photos should be enough (one close-up, and further away to show the whole limb/area of the body).
2 - Photos must be in FOCUS.
3 - Please include a ruler or tape-measure in close-ups so we have an idea of size.
4 - No photos of sensitive areas (e.g. genitals, breasts, bottoms) please. If the photo is of your child, please edit/crop out any sensitive areas, as sending or storing these is ILLEGAL.
5 - For face photos, please close your eyes.
6 - Finally, please email the photos as an ATTACHMENT to oldschoolmedicalpractice@nhs.net

for more detail click on this link http://www.pcds.org.uk/clinical-guidance/photography-for-the-patient-how-to-take-a-good-photograph-of-a-skin-conditi

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