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Rheumatology

What we do

We offer a wide range of services to diagnose and treat joint, bone and connective tissue diseases in adults and children.

We provide high quality multidisciplinary care supported by nurse specialists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and excellent specialist radiology services.

We are actively involved in clinical trials and research to ensure our patients have access to the most up to date treatments.

Conditions treated

We treat a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Inflammatory arthritis (including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis)
  • Osteoarthritis (non-surgical)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica & giant cell arteritis (temporal arteritis)
  • Gout and other crystal deposition diseases
  • Connective tissue disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Back, neck, shoulder and soft tissue pain
  • Chronic widespread pain including fibromyalgia

Location

Outpatient services are provided at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Princess Royal Hospital, Hove Polyclinic and Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital.

Contacts

Royal Sussex County Hospital and Hove Polyclinic

Appointments enquiries: 01444 441881 extn. 8614 (new patients) or 01273 696955 extn. 4220 (follow-up patients)

Princess Royal Hospital

Appointment enquiries: 01444 441881 extn. 8610

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