Rheumatology Care

This section aims to provide General Practitioners (GPs) and members of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) with some more detailed information about our services. The information below is updated regularly, but, if you need to find out more detailed information about a specific service or have a very specific question about the service or referral pathway, then please contact the service manager or the key clinician detailed opposite.

Referral Process

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.

You can also view the page that provides information for patients or carers by clicking the link below.

Rheumatology Care

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.