Rheumatology

  • Our rheumatology team assess, diagnose and treat you if you have one of a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders

  • Location: Central Middlesex, Ealing, and Northwick Park Hospitals
  • Division: Integrated medicine
  • General manager: Mariesa Kielty

About the service

Our rheumatology team assess, diagnose and treat you if you have one of a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders. These are conditions that affect the bones, joints and tissues in the body, such as muscles, tendons and ligaments.

We work closely with other health care professionals, including:

  • physiotherapists
  • pharmacists
  • podiatrists
  • hand therapists
  • radiologists
  • orthopaedic surgeons
  • specialists from other areas.

We hold daily clinics at Northwick Park, Ealing and Central Middlesex Hospitals.

Our connective tissue disease clinics at Northwick Park and Central Middlesex Hospitals are recognised by NHS England as a specialist rheumatology service.

Conditions we care for

Our team provide care for diseases such as:

  • inflammatory arthritis:
    • rheumatoid arthritis
    • psoriatic arthritis
    • ankylosing spondylitis
  • osteoarthritis
  • gout
  • connective tissue diseases (such as systemic lupus erythematosus or lupus)
  • osteoporosis.

Information about your care

Central Middlesex Hospital

Our specialist clinics at Central Middlesex Hospital are our:

  • connective tissue disease clinic
  • early inflammatory arthritis clinic
  • injection clinic
  • paediatric and adolescent rheumatology clinic

At Central Middlesex, we also provide:

  • a medical day care unit, where we provide intravenous therapies for autoimmune and metabolic bone diseases
  • monthly patient support group educational meetings and voluntary patient activities

Ealing Hospital

Our specialist clinics at Ealing Hospital are our:

  • early inflammatory arthritis clinic
  • injection clinic
  • soft-tissue rheumatism clinic
  • joint radiology and rheumatology MDT
  • joint physiotherapy and occupational therapy MDT

At Ealing Hospital, we also provide:

  • a day care service, where we provideintravenous biologic treatments
  • specialist podiatry and hand therapy services for you if you have inflammatory joint disease

Northwick Park Hospital

Our specialist clinics at Northwick Park Hospital are our:

  • early arthritis clinic 
  • connective tissue disease clinic 
  • vasculitis clinic 
  • spondyloarthritis and seronegative arthritis clinic 
  • metabolic bone disease clinic 
  • injection clinic 
  • myositis clinic 
  • adolescent or transitional rheumatology clinic 
  • maternal medicine clinic 
  • emergency clinic

At Northwick Park Hospital, we also provide:

  • a rheumatology day care unit, where we provide biologic treatments as well as bisphosphonate immunoglobulin and cyclophosphamide infusions.
  • patient education meetings and support groups

Where we provide your care

You can find us:

  • at Central Middlesex Hospital: Orthopaedic and Rheumatology Centre, ground floor, BeCAD
  • at Ealing Hospital: Outpatients 2, level 2
  • at Northwick Park Hospital: Arthritis Centre, Level 4

Contact our service

Get in touch with us:

  • at Central Middlesex Hospital: 0208 453 2237
  • at Ealing Hospital: 0208 967 5316
  • at Northwick Park Hospital: 0208 869 5273 or 0208 869 2917

You can also call our nurse helplines:

  • at Central Middlesex Hospital: 0208 453 2682
  • at Ealing Hospital: 0208 967 5714
  • at Northwick Park Hospital: 0208 869 2249

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