Rheumatology Urgent Enquiries
e.g. giant cell arteritis, acutely inflamed joint, serious untoward event associated with rheumatological drug therapy
Call the on-call consultant, on their mobile phone via RCH switchboard (leave message if not answered in case travelling)
Alternatively call the on call registrar bleep 2292
Messages can be left with the rheumatology consultant secretaries via RCHT switchboard
The Acute GP Service may be able to facilitate a same day clinic appointment if appropriate, telephone 01872 226 263
There is no Out of Hours Rheumatology Cover, in this instance contact the medical on call team.
Rheumatology Urgent Appointments
Please email the consultant on call for urgent clinic appointments, sometimes available within a week.