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Rheumatology

We care for patients living with conditions affecting their joints, muscles and bones. These conditions include arthritis, autoimmune connective tissue diseases, soft tissue disorders, metabolic bone disorders such as osteoporosis, and chronic musculoskeletal pain syndromes.

Services

We provide a range of diagnostic and treatment services. These include:

  • Advice on the best non-medication treatments
  • Medicine-based treatments
  • Local corticosteroid injections
  • Advice to GPs

How to access this service

To access this service, your GP or medical practitioner will need to send a referral letter to Rockhampton Hospital.

If there is a waiting list*, you will receive a confirmation letter and be advised on what to do next. If there is no waiting list, you will receive an appointment booking letter or we will contact you to arrange a suitable time for your appointment.

*Wait times will vary at our outpatient clinics with urgent appointments seen as soon as possible.

Last updated: 29 May 2020

Contact

Rockhampton Hospital
Phone
: (07) 4920 7242
Fax: 1300 017 155