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Patient Initiated Follow Up (PIFU) - Rheumatology
If you need to access PIFU
If you experience a flare-up, please call 01904 726400 (open 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday) and explain to the team that you are experiencing a flare-up and you need to be seen. The team will agree a suitable appointment date and time over the phone with you, within the next 28 days.
Contact us if you experience any of the following symptoms:
- Persistent flare of joint symptoms that is failing to settle
- Deterioration in your health that you feel relates to your arthritis
If you have any concerns associated with your condition, but not a flare up, you can contact the rheumatology advice line:
- York and Selby: 01904 721854
- Scarborough, Bridlington and Malton: 01723 385058
If you require urgent medical advice you should contact your GP or NHS 111, or if you are really unwell, your local emergency department (A&E). For all other concerns, or if you are feeling unwell, your GP remains your first point of contact.