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Service Directory:

Services Provided
  • General rheumatology service
  • Joint injections
  • Sports medicine clinic
  • Metabolic bone disease e.g. osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and Paget's disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Inflammatory joint disease
  • Inflammatory arthritis
  • Spinal pain clinic
  • Consultant led follow-up Clinics
  • Nurse-led follow-up clinics (St Peter’s)

Telephone advice for patients: 01932 722703

Telephone advice and liaison for GPs and practice nurse:
  • 01932 722396 (SPH)
  • 01784 884888 (ASH)

Clinical Team
Dr Rod HUGHES, Consultant Rheumatologist (Specialty Lead)
Details Special interests
GMC: 2594073

Tel: 01932 723113


01932 722487
General rheumatology service includes joint injection clinic

Combined Paediatric clinic

Combined renal clinic osteoporosis clinic

Active research department

Special interest in inflammatory arthritis and vasculitis

Dr Gulam PATEL, Consultant Rheumatologist
Details Special interests
GMC: 3198612


Tel: 01932 722368
Bleep 8218

Tel: 01932 722393
General Rheumatology

Special Interest Clinics including:


Soft tissue and joint injection clinics

Inflammatory joint disease

Connective tissue disorder

Combined orthopaedic clinic

Combined rheumatology / dermatology clinic

Active research department

Dr Fazal SHEIKH, Consultant Rheumatologist
Details Special interests
GMC: 6057704

Tel: 01932 722487
Tel: 01784 884888
General Rheumatology

Joint injections

Early inflammatory arthritis

Connective tissue disease


Specialist Nursing
  • Sholeh Wright
  • Jennifer Fitzgerald
Nurse-led follow-up clinics for RA – patients referred by Consultant Rheumatologist.

Patient Education

Research Co-ordinators
  • Marie Buckley
  • Margaret Walsh
Logistics management of patients on biologic agents (01784 884387)

Osteoporosis test collation (01784 884630)

Research projects’ supervision (01932 723459)