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The Rheumatology Department provides care to people with a wide range of conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system, in addition to a number of systemic autoimmune disorders.

    • General rheumatology clinics
    • Procedure clinic 
    • Early arthritis clinic 
    • Ankylosing spondylitis clinic 
    • Musculoskeletal physiotherapy clinics
    • Inpatient consult service 
    • Active involvement in research and education 
    • Close links with physiotherapy and occupational therapy services 
    • Rheumatology advanced nurse practitioner clinics, including a comprehensive DMARD Clinic for new patients commencing an oral DMARD agent and for patients requiring further support and monitoring 
    • Virtual biologics clinic for stable patients on biologic therapies 
    • Reproductive health clinic to educate, support and monitor patients from the pre-conception phase to the early post partum period
    • Rheumatology Clinical Nurse Specialist Service for screening, educating and supporting patients commencing or switching DMARD/biologic treatments
    • Clinical Nurse Specialist telephone advice line
    • Rheumatology Infusion Service
  • Access to this service is via GP/ Physician referral. On all referrals, please state the reason for referral and give results of relevant laboratory/ radiology investigations.

    Referrals to the Rheumatology Department can be made via Healthlink or by writing to:

    Rheumatology Department
    St James’s Hospital
    James Street
    Dublin 8

    For patients with suspected new onset inflammatory arthritis please use the national Early Arthritis Referral Form www.isr.ie

Contact Details
How to find us

Robert Mayne Day Hospital (beside Hospital 4).
Some clinics take place in the main Outpatient Department, ground floor, main hospital.

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