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News and events


New for July 2023

New app available for patients who have been diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis or Axial Spondyloarthritis, for further information please click here 


News Letters

For Rheumatology Newsletters please click here

For Research Team update March 2021, please click here.



Coronavirus (COVID-19) - General Advice for Rheumatology Patients


For latest advice please click here

I have other questions. What should I do?

Please try to use online information from trusted websites before contacting your rheumatology team as we are exceptionally busy. Trusted websites with coronavirus information include:


Whilst social media can be helpful, please be aware not all information on social media is reliable or accurate. Please use trusted websites for health information rather than social media (twitter, Facebook etc.).

Should I be shielding?

The government has issued general guidance on shielding:

I still have questions who should I contact?

Please contact your local rheumatology helpline. 


The helpline number for UHBristol rheumatology patients is

0117 342 4881



Coronavirus (COVID-19) - General advice for OSTEOPOROSIS PATIENTS


Please click here

For more details on how to protect your bones during the COVID19 pandemic, please visit: