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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Coronavirus / COVID-19

If you have a new continuous cough and/or high temperaturedo not come to our hospitals.

Follow the national advice and stay at home for seven days. For most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild infection, but for some of our patients it is a higher risk. Please help us to help you.

Important information about non-urgent inpatient operations and outpatient appointments.

From Monday 23 March we will not allow any visitors to our hospitals – with a few exceptions.

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Welcome to Rheumatology

COVID-19 (coronavirus) - update

Information for members from the British Society for Rheumatology

Guide to social distancing for rheumatology patients (pdf, 314 KB)

About us

Rheumatology covers the treatment of medical disorders that affect the musculoskeletal system, particularly the joints and surrounding soft tissues.

Here at the Rheumatology Department, we offer a range of specialist clinics and also provide important pain management advice.

Please visit the 'Information zone' for further information about Rheumatology conditions.

Contact us

Please contact us if you have any queries. We are happy to help.

Referrals (doctor-to-doctor only)

If you are a patient please consult your GP who will refer you if appropriate.

A strict appointment system operates and referrals are prioritised on clinical need based on the information supplied by the referring medical practitioner.