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Coronavirus - Changes to our services

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, some of our non-urgent services have been temporarily suspended and others are operating with reduced hours. Find out about service changes here.

Rheumatology Care

This part of the website is being designed specifically for GPs, Clinical Commissioning groups, care homes and other care professionals who need the service referral information or access to Trust policies and care leaflets.

How does a GP refer in to the service?

GPs refer in to the service via the Choose and Book system available in GP practices.

GPs wishing to know more about the service should contact the service directly on 01952 200003 or contact the Service Manager on 01743 277500 ext 2671.

Types of patients regularly seen

The APCS Community Rheumatology Service sees patients with rheumatology conditions, these include conditions that cause pain and swelling in the joints. Hands, feet and wrists are commonly affected, but it can also include other parts of the body.

This service is currently available to patients aged 16 and over.

Service contacts information

  • Telford and Wrekin Community Rheumatology Service:
    Tel: 01952 200003

Contact the Service Manager

  • Service Manager for Rheumatology:
    Tel: 01743 277500 ext 2671

Contact key clinician(s)

  • Consultant Rheumatologist
    Dr A Al-Ansari
    Tel: 01952 200003
Next review due: 1 September 2020