Freeman Hospital

Weekly axial spondyloarthritis clinic.

Well established spondyloarthritis clinic runs every Monday afternoon, with input from the multidisciplinary team including a spondyloarthritis specialist nurse, occupational therapist and specialist extended scope physiotherapist. We have excellent links with other specialists in Newcastle, including gastroenterology, dermatology and ophthalmology.There are opportunities to take part in clinical trials and other research studies.

Rheumatologists with an interest in AS are Dr Ben Thompson and Dr Lesley Kay.

We are a large, successful and friendly rheumatology department which is also the regional centre for specialised commissioning in rheumatology.