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Patient support and helplines

Rheumatology nursing support service

The Rheumatology nursing support service provides the following services:

  • Supervision and management of patients with rheumatic disease and their drug treatment
  • Advice regarding any aspect of arthritis management and treatment for patients, relatives, carers or health professionals in our locality

Helpline for patients

UHB have a dedicated Rheumatology helpline for patients under our care. The helpline is available at varying times, usually for one hour a day. 

Upon calling the helpline below, an answer message will inform callers of the times the helpline will be manned. Please note the helpline is not an emergency service.

Telephone: 0121 371 6827/0121 371 6828
Email: RheumatologyNurses@uhb.nhs.uk

Medicine information helpline

The medicine information helpline is available to all UHB patients and provides details on any aspect of a patients drug therapy.

Pharmacy staff will be available to answer questions on the number below from Monday to Friday between 11:00 to 15:30.

Tel: 0121 424 5508
Email: Medicines@uhb.nhs.uk

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