Our dedicated rheumatology service provide state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment for more than 100 types of arthritis, including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, connective tissue diseases, inflammatory myositis, vasculitis, gout, osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. Additionally physicians offer consultative and continuing care for patients with regional musculoskeletal disorders such as shoulder pain, hip pain, knee pain and chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia. Our rheumatology team works closely with orthopaedic and rehabilitation staff to provide comprehensive care. Specialist consultation for high cost biological therapy is available here. We hold education evenings for our patients, which include talks from a range of experts on managing rheumatological conditions.