The Community Rheumatology Service includes a multidisciplinary team of Extended scope physiotherapists, GP’s with specialist interest, Rheumatology Nurse specialists, and Academic rheumatology consultants.
We have Xray and community ultrasound facilities and support research nurses.
Most importantly, for patients with long term conditions you will be offered an appointment in the nurse led clinic at the health centre nearest to where you live.
The Community Rheumatology Service has three main aims:
Diagnosis and treatment of Early inflammatory arthritis and other common rheumatological conditions.
Education and intensive treatment of inflammatory arthritis flexed and delivered locally in the community.
To support and promote primary care rheumatology research and education.