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Weston General Hospital

  • Monthly axial SpA (AS) clinic.
  • The clinic has been running for over 6 years and patients have the opportunity to see a specialist physiotherapist and a consultant/senior doctor.
  • Fast access to appropriate imaging for diagnostics and are supported by a multi disciplinary team including occupational therapy and specialist nurses.
  • There is a specific biologic specialist nurse on the team
  • Currently developing axial SpA (AS) education sessions.
  • The rheumatologist with an interest in axial SpA (AS) is Dr Stuart Webber.