Rheumatology

Rheumatology

We deal with various conditions that affect joints, muscles and bones. This includes the assessment of patients who may have these conditions, investigations, results interpretation, patient education about their condition, acute treatment and long term management. 

Conditions we treat

  • Rheumatoid arthritis

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Systemic lupus erhythematosus

  • Systemic vasculitis

  • Scleroderma

  • Osteoporosis

  • Polymyalgia rheumatica

  • Ankylosing spondylitis

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Other soft tissue disorders - tennis elbow and shoulder rotator cuff lesions

Location: Core B, Level 0, Fracture, Orthopaedic and Rheumatology clinic.

Enter the hospital via the main entrance. Head through the main atrium and take the corridor to the right under the wooden stairs. Continue along the corridor. The clinic can be found on the left hand side by the 'acorn' symbol.   

Multidisciplinary setting
Our team includes; consultants, trainee doctors, specialist nurses, health care assistants, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, orthotics, pharmacists and radiologists.


Clinics

Consultant lead outreach clinics are held at Stamford clinic on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons. Specialist clinics are held at the Peterborough City Care Centre on Thorpe Road.

 

Contact us:

  • Rheumatology advice line 01480 847483 (provides treatment and medication advice to existing patients Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm)

  • Secretary to Dr Dubash and Dr Lillicrap 01480 442822

  • Secretary to Dr Abdullah and Dr Hall 01480 442823

Our Rheumatology Service provides a full spectrum of treatments through the Rheumatology Outpatient Department in our Treatment Centre.

A comprehensive range of local injection treatments and disease-modifying treatments are available as well investigation facilities such as clinic-based polarised light microscopy.

 The department works closely with our Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Orthotics Departments, and patients can be on to these departments if required.

 Day-case facilities for infusion treatments are also available in the Treatment Centre and patients can also be admitted to the general medical wards if required.