If a health care professional or physiotherapist has diagnosed an inflammation either inside or around one or more of your joints, a highly effective way of treating this inflamation is to inject a mild steroid solution and local anaesthetic into the relevant areas.
The Joint Injection clinic is led by Dr Eeleen Woon, GP.
Clinics are usually held on a Monday afternoon between 3.00pm - 5.30pm at Manor House Glossop.
Referrals are accepted for joint injection / peri-articular injections of :
Referrals will NOT be accepted for:
- Patients for whom the diagnosis is in doubt
- Patients for whom a consultant rheumatologist or orthopaedic opinion is required
These patients should be referred to hospital in the usual manner.
Referring health care professionals should complete a servicereferral form and post/fax/email to: -
North West Diagnostic & Treatment Services
Manor House Surgery – Hadfield
Fax: 01457 857739
Email (via NHS Mail): email@example.com
Urgent referrals should be clearly marked URGENT.
Patients are informed of their appointment by post or telephone call.
The Joint Injection service offers a short wait for consultation and the outcome of clinical attendance are available to the referring health care professional within 7 working days.