GP Resource Centre

Skip to Content | Getting Here | Contact Us | A to Z of Services                                                              




You are here  : Home Rheumatology
Rheumatology
Arthritis and Metabolic Bone Disease
Written by Director of Operations   

Services Provided
  • General rheumatology service
  • Paediatric rheumatology
  • Joint injections
  • Sports medicine clinic
  • Metabolic bone disease e.g. osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and Paget's disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Inflammatory joint disease
  • Inflammatory arthritis
  • Spinal pain clinic
  • Consultant led follow-up clinics
  • Nurse-led follow-up clinics

Consultant Speciality / Specialist Interest Clinic location / frequency
Dr Rod HUGHES
GMC: 2594073
General rheumatology service includes joint injection clinic
Combined Paediatric clinic
Combined renal clinic osteoporosis clinic
Active research department
Special interest in inflammatory arthritis and vasculitis.
SPH:
Wed, Thurs and Fri
Combined Clinics - Tues am
Dr Michael S IRANI
GMC: 1641967
General rheumatology; Injection clinics (and GP training)
Spinal pain clinic
Paediatric rheumatology
Musculo-skeletal service
Metabolic bone disease
Personal DMARD monitoring
Elite Sports medicine clinic
Active research department.
ASH:
Mon, Wed, Thurs and Fri am

SPH:
Tues and Thurs pm
Dr Gulam PATEL
GMC: 3198612
General Rheumatology
Special Interest Clinics including Osteoporosis
Soft tissue and joint injection clinics
Inflammatory joint disease
Connective tissue disorder
Combined orthopaedic clinic
Combined rheumatology / dermatology clinic
Active research department.
SPH:
Mon and Tues am

ASH:
Mon pm and Thurs am

Contact Details Telephone advice for patients 01932 722703
Location The Rheumatology team are based on the ground floor of the Physiotherapy / Clinical Block at Ashford Hospital.

The Rheumatology department is based on Level 2 of the Department Block at St. Peter's. 
Patient Leaflets See the documents attached below.
Specialist Nurses
  • Nurse-led follow up clinics
  • Patient Education
  • Telephone advice for patients
  • Telephone advice and liaison for GPs and practice nurses
Research Co-ordinators
  • Logistics management of patients on biologic agents
  • Osteoporosis test collation
  • Research projects' supervision
Weblinks The following websites related to this specialty may be helpful:

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 February 2014 16:46