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Semi-Retired Consultant Rheumatologist
Royal Derby Hospital
National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society
Clinical Advisor On NICE RA Management Guidelines
Rheumatologist In Derby and Member of Medical Advisory Board
Clinical Advisor To the NICE RA Management Guidelines and NRAS Medical Advisor
Chairman BSR Clinical Affairs Committee
B Guideline Representative
National Institute for Clinical Excellence
British Society for Rheumatology
Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
MBBS BMedSci MD FRCP
Dr Chris Deighton.
Dr Chris Deighton trained in Newcastle upon Tyne where
In addition, people with untreated gout may develop permanent joint damage, as well as experiencing an elevated risk of death from heart conditions.
The new guidance, produced by the BSR in conjunction with the Primary Care Rheumatology Society and Keele University, aims to change that.
"It is a little known fact that people of working age with ongoing, symptomatic gout take 4.5 more health-related days off work per year, and incur almost twice the health costs of people who do not have gout," Dr Deighton revealed.
NRAS - National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society
BG Group plc