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Current medical understanding points to the fact that these conditions are now recognised as disorders of the immune system.

Enquiries & Appointments

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Our Treatments

Common rheumatic problems that this department at King Edward VII’s can help treat include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis. These are usually identified using physical examinations by a consultant alongside laboratory tests, x-rays and clinical pathology of the affected joints.

If you are suffering with a rheumatic condition, then you can access leading treatments and therapies from our specialist team at King Edward VII’s. To help aid your recovery and recuperation, our nurses will provide the intimate, personal care that has been a cornerstone of our reputation for over a century.

Our Service

You become the centre of our attention from the moment you arrive at King Edward VII’s Hospital. With a legacy dating back over 120 years, we are accustomed to managing every fine detail, ensuring your stay is both pleasant and relaxing, returning you to everyday life with as little disruption as possible.

  • Consultants – we have over 300 world class professionals selected on an invitation basis, it is safe to say that your healthcare and recovery is in the best hands.
  • Nurses – long standing, specifically trained and dedicated individuals, operating on a traditional matron led ward system focused on cleanliness and care.
  • Rooms – individual residences designed around your needs, with all the latest facilities including en-suite bathrooms, internet connections, and a silver standard room service.

Our Experts


Professor David Reid  ›
Special interests include:
Rheumatology (+ 7 more)
Dr Huw Beynon  ›
Special interests include:
Rheumatology (+ 1 more)
Dr Michael Shipley  ›
Special interests include:
Spinal Pain (+ 3 more)
Dr John Outhwaite  ›
Special interests include:
Rheumatology (+ 13 more)
Dr Nora Ng  ›
Special interests include:
Osteoporosis (+ 2 more)

Our Experts

Why our consultants love King Edward VII’s Hospital

King Edward VII’s Hospital is a quite exceptional institution. Patients are always cared for in a most efficient, careful and compassionate way. I have no hesitation in unreservedly recommending the Hospital to my patients. I feel proud to work here as a urological surgeon.

Professor Roger Kirby - MA MD FRCS (UROL)
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Why King Edward VII's Hospital?

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We don’t have to make promises at King Edward VII’s Hospital.
Our standards are apparent in everything we do…
  • Just 56 beds – because we are dedicated to providing truly personalised care
  • Hand-picked specialists – we invite only the world’s top consultants for our patients
  • Consistently low patient to nurse ratios – ensuring that every patient gets the attention they deserve
  • In-house Head chef – serving restaurant quality fine-dining meals every day
  • Supporting Veterans – providing subsidised medical care to Veterans of the Armed Forces since 1899.

There is a reason why over 98% of our patients would recommend King Edward VII’s Hospital to family and friends.
Book your consultation today: Call 020 7467 4344