New referrals are made by a patient’s GP, or from another clinical speciality. Patients who are known to the department can use our nurse-led Rheumatology Helpline number.

telephonePatient Advice Line Number:
(01271) 322359

More information about the advice line number and how to use it can be found here.

The patient should leave their full name, contact number and either the ND or NHS number found on the top right hand corner of their clinic letters. Please also leave a short message explaining the query. Without this information it may be difficult to retrieve the patient’s details and return their call.

Contact address:

Rheumatology Department
Ladywell Unit
North Devon District Hospital
Raleigh Park
EX31 4JB

Last updated: October 3, 2017