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Rheumatology - Back pain

Checked: 23-10-2022 by 3 Vicky Ryan Next Review: 23-10-2024

Description of service

Rheumatological disorders in adults, including inflammatory arthritis and axial spondyloarthritis.


Who to refer: Refer patients to rheumatology only if low back pain started before the age of 45 years, lasting longer than 3 months, if 4 or more of the additional criteria are also present - see referral form

How to refer:

Refer via eRS including the Referral form for suspected axial spondyloarthritis

Referral contact details: