Our rheumataology services is provided from Sunderland Royal Hospital, with joint clinics carried out for conditions such as osteoporosis and ultra-sound imaging in inflammatory arthritis.We also have joint injection/soft tissue clinics carried out by our physiotherapists and several specialist nurse clinics for early arthritis education, biologics medicines and osteoporosis.
Inpatient care is provided at Sunderland Royal Hospital, Ward B28, B level.
The rheumatology outpatient department is located within the Chester Wing outpatient department, Area 5 at Sunderland Royal Hospital. Clinics are also held at the Galleries Health Centre, Washington, and Monkwearmouth Hospital.
Divisional General Manager - Angela Wadmore
Directorate Manager - Rob Parnaby
Clinical Director - Dr Scott Marshall
Matron - Miriam Davison
Clinical Lead - Dr Graham Raftery
Rheumatology/Osteoporosis Specialist Nurse/Department Manager - Louise West
Rheumatology Biologics Specialist Nurse - Lesley Duffell
Rheumatology Specialist Nurse (Early Arthritis) - Kirsty Lewis