Medical Skin Solutions

Doctors’ Profiles


Dr Janet Holder MBBS (Honours) FRCP


Dr Holder is a fully accredited Consultant dermatologist on the specialist register of the General Medical Council.

Her private practice is based at The Hampshire Clinic, The Candover Clinic, and Basingstoke Hospital.

Dr Holder graduated from the University of the West Indies in 1985. Her dermatology training commenced in 1991, when she obtained a diploma in Dermatology with distinction from the University of London. She subsequently trained at the St John’s Institute of Dermatology, The Leicester Royal Infirmary, The Walsgrave hospital in Coventry and The Royal London hospital. Her first Consultant appointment was at the Royal Berkshire hospital in Reading in 1998.

She relocated to West Yorkshire to the Calderdale and Huddersfield trust in 2003 but returned to work with former colleagues at the Basingstoke and North Hampshire Trust in January 2009. She was the departmental lead from 2018 until 2021 and has been the skin cancer lead from January 2010.


Dr Hartmut Hempel MD


Dr Hempel is a fully accredited, German board certified Dermatologist and Venereologist and is registered with the General Medial Council.

Dr Hempel completed his dermatology specialist training at the University of Homburg Saar in 2001. During his general medical and dermatology training he had placements at the University of Aachen, at the Hôpital de Kremlin-Bicêtre in Paris, University of Bonn, St. Thomas Hospital in London, Hildesheim Hospital and University of Homburg Saar in Germany.

His first appointment in Britain was as a Locum Consultant Dermatologist for the North Hampshire Hospitals, NHS Trust 2003. An appointment with the Huddersfield and Calderdale NHS Trust followed, where he took over the role of skin cancer lead clinician. Since 2008 he has been appointed with the Dermotology department of the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Swindon and was their clinical governance lead until 2019.

Dr Hempel provides general Dermatology clinics, including skin cancer diagnosis and management.