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About the Service / Department

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust's Rheumatology Service provides a comprehensive service for all Rheumatology problems including Inflammatory Arthritis, Soft Tissue problems, Multiple System disease (e.g.Lupus), Metabolic Bone Disease and Joint injections.

The service also provides specialist investigations e.g. DEXA scanning for Osteoporosis and musculoskeletal ultrasound scanning.


  • Hemel Hempstead Hospital, Outpatients Department on level 2 of Verulam Wing
  • Watford General Hospital on Level 1 of Main Block
  • St Albans Outpatient Department, Gloucester Wing

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Service / Department specialties

Inflammatory Arthritis, Soft Tissue problems, Multiple System disease and Metabolic Bone Disease including Osteoporosis.

Consultants and Staff

DEXA Nurses

  • Gillian Wilks
  • Bogusia Sartor


Appointments are directly via the GP through:

  • Choose and Book
  • Paper referral
  • The Musculoskeletal triage service

Service / Department contact details

Hemel Hempstead Hospital:
Telephone: 01442 287049
Fax:01442 287836

Watford General Hospital:
Telephone: 01923 217520
Fax: 01923 217137

St Albans City Hospital:
Telephone: 01727 897859

Contacting the Trust

Please contact the relevant Trust switchboard if you require further information or assistance:

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