Newly Diagnosed Patient Information
The initial diagnosis of a rheumatology condition can be overwhelming and concerning for both patients and their loved ones. The rheumatology team in Fife aims to support you through this challenging time and help you manage your condition in the future. You can use the information here to find out more about your condition, medication and things you can do to help yourself.
To help you through this initial period we have brought together everything you will need to know.
If you are attending rheumatology for the first time here is the new patient appointment letter you will receive:
If you receive a diagnosis at the clinic: here is an information sheet that you will be given.
Please see information available on versusarthritis.org
Ankylosing spondylitis / Axial Spondyloarthropathy
Systematic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Giant Cell Arthritis
Myositis (Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy)