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Patient information and support

Patient education

Nurse and patient








We are dedicated to providing a patient-focused service and have many education sessions for patients with 
musculoskeletal disorders.

Below are links to websites providing patient support and education, and printed leaflets are also available within the department:

Arthritis Research UK:


Lupus UK:


National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society:


Other patient support and education groups can be accessed via Arthritis Research UK website

Allied Health Professional support

Blood pressure nurse

The Kellgren Centre is very well supported by our physiotherapy and occupational therapy colleagues, with a dedicated service for rheumatology patients and involvement in our educational activities.

Podiatry and foot care for residents of central Manchester is provided by the community podiatry service.

Biologics service

We provide an innovative, multi-disciplinary service for our patients requiring biologic therapies through our Virtual Biologic Clinic and group education sessions for patients initiating any of these therapies. This service is well supported by our Specialist Rheumatology Pharmacist, Vanessa Reid.