Rheumatology

Rheumatology

 

Contact details

Telephone: 01604 545647
Fax: 01604 523758

Opening times: Monday to Thursday – 09.00am – 05.00pm, Friday – 09.00am – 02.00pm

How to find us

If your appointment is in Area C, this is one floor up from Café Royal in main reception. From the Main Reception lifts are available to the top floor and the Rheumatology reception is on your right through the green doors.

If you are entering through the south entrance, the lift is on the right to the second floor. Again turn right through the green doors to reception.

If your appointment is in  Area R  enter the hospital via the Billing Road entrance and follow the signs to Area R and Elderly Medicine Centre. When you reach Holcot ward take the lift or stairs down one floor, turn left and go through the double doors, turn left and follow the corridor around to the reception area.If you have an appointment in Area C the nearest parking is Car Park 1. There is disabled car parking available outside the Cliftonville Entrance.

If your appointment is in Area R, the nearest parking is Car Park 5. There is disabled parking opposite the Elderly Medicine Centre and there is a drop off area outside the front doors.

Consultants

  • Dr J Taylor
  • Dr R Jeffery
  • Dr P Nandi

  • Dr M Ho - Friday am clinic


Specialist Nurses

  • Mrs J Fisher
  • Mrs A Duncan

Services

Rheumatology services include:

  • General Rheumatology
  • Early Arthritis Clinic
  • Paediatric and Adolescent Rheumatology
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Clinic
  • Connective tissue Disease & Vasulitis Clinic
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Giant GM Arthritis (Temporal Arthritis) Service
  • Sports injuries
  • Combined Orthopaedic and Rheumatology clinics
  • Anti TNF clinic
  • Day case treatment Facilities
  • Helpline service
  • Patient Education
  • Clinic Research Studies


What should I bring to my appointment?

Please bring your appointment letter and a list of any medication you are currently taking, and a Urine Sample (if requested)


How much time should I allow before my appointment?

Allow enough time to get to your appointment.

At least 30 minutes should be allowed for parking.


About the team

The Rheumatology team consists of Consultants, Rheumatology specialist nurses, a Specialist Registrar, and a Senior House Officer.

Facilities

  • Access to day case facilities.
  • Access to inpatient facilities when required
  • Rheumatology telephone helpline for urgent advice to patients or health professionals

Consultants and clinics running in Rheumatology are as follows:

Dr Taylor

  • Monday AM -General Rheumatology
  • Tuesday AM- Early Arthritis Clinic & PM - General Rheumatology
  • Wednesday AM - (every 2/3 months combined clinic with Mr Crawford or Mr Kerr)
  • Thursday AM - General Rheumatology
  • Friday AM - Corrective Tissue Disease and Vasculitis Clinic

Dr Nandi

  • Monday AM - General Rheumatology & PM - Ultrasound Clinic
  • Wednesday AM - General Rheumatology
  • Thursday AM - General Rheumatology
  • Friday AM - (Outreach Clinic in Danetre Hospital, Danetre
  • Dr Jeffrey
  • Monday AM -(Once a month Paedriatic Rheumatology
  • Tuesday PM - General Rheumatology 
  • Wednesday AM - General Rheumatology
  • Thursday PM - General Rheumatology (Once a month adolescent Rheumatology Clinic)
  • Friday AM - Connective Tissue Disease and Vasculitis Clinic

Nurse Clinics

  • Monday AM-General Clinic - PM- Biologics Clinic
  • Tuesday AM-EA Clinic -PM-SOS Clinic
  • Wednesday AM- General Clinic-PM-Methdrexate Education Clinic
  • Thursday AM- General Clinic- PM- SOS Clinic
  • Friday AM- Outreach Daventry General Clinic

 

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