Category Archives: News

  • COVID-19 Update

    Posted on January 31, 2021 by in News, Uncategorized

    The internet is an excellent resource for information regarding such subjects as the pandemic; new treatment strategies; vaccination etc.. However, There is also a substantial body of false and misleading advice, particularly in the realm of social media.
    I have …

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  • New Contact Address

    Posted on February 17, 2013 by in News

    My Secretary has recently moved to cheltenham. I have updated her contact details in the main body of the site but here they are again in case you missed them:

    • Secretary: Mrs Elaine Blades
    • Telephone: 01242 697923
    • Fax: 01227 250286
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  • Tocilizumab for the treatment of severe Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Posted on March 4, 2012 by in New Therapies, News

    Last week this drug was approved by NICE for use first line along with the TNF inhibitors adalimumab, etanercept, infliximab, certolizumab pegol and golimumab for patients with severe Rheumatoid Arthritis resistant to conventional treatment with 2 or more DMARDs (Disease …

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  • Site Update

    Posted on March 2, 2012 by in News

    We have recently updated the site to include new disease activity calculators for DAS28 and BASDAI (links are in the patient information tab). Look out for further calculators appearing soon (for example BVAS and BASFI).

    I hope that in the …

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  • Welcome to my new site

    Posted on January 14, 2012 by in News

    Hello and welcome to east-kent-rheumatology.co.uk.  My name is Dr Denise De Lord and I am a Consultant Rheumatologist based at the QEQM Hospital Margate, Kent UK.  I am setting up this website as a source of information and advice for …

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