Western Sussex Hospitals have joined up with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals to form a new NHS Foundation Trust for our area: University Hospitals Sussex.

You can keep using this website for information about St Richard’s, Worthing and Southlands hospitals but for our other sites and to find out more about the new trust please visit www.uhsussex.nhs.uk.


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Rheumatology is a specialty that deals with a group of conditions collectively called ‘rheumatic or musculoskeletal diseases’, the most common of which are rheumatism and arthritis.

Western Sussex Hospitals provide a consultant-led inpatient rheumatology service at Worthing Hospital and outpatient services at both Worthing and St Richard’s.

Referral information for GPs


Contact Details

  • Tel: 01243 788122 (St Richard's) or 01903 205111 (Worthing)


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