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Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases

  • Weekly axial SpA (AS) clinic
  • Regular outcome measures are collected and metrology conducted at the clinic.
  • The team are research active with investigator led studies and clinical trials
  • NASS patient choice award winners (Consultant and Team) of 2016
  • The clinic consists of a consultant, registrar and specialist nurses
  • The rheumatologist with an interest in axial SpA (AS) is Dr Raj Sengupta
  • A two week physiotherapy led axial SpA (AS) rehabilitation course is available
  • Biologics Nurse helpline numbers are as follows: 01225 473408 and 01225 428823