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The department also runs a Skype clinic and educational clinic.
The rheumatologist with an interest in axial SpA (AS) is Dr Hasan Tahir.
The Team were awarded the British Society for Rheumatology Best Practice Award for Best Emerging practice for their axial SpA (AS) service and also the Barts Health innovation award.
The team are involved in innovative practices including skype clinics and patient and healthcare education.
There is a very active research programme in axial SpA (AS), offering patients novel therapies. The work undertaken in research means that patients are often among the first in the country to be treated using latest medications.