Lupus and vasculitis clinic

Lupus clinicThe lupus clinic treats patients with lupus and other autoimmune and connective tissue disorders including:

  • connective tissue disorders:
    • systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
    • Sjögren's syndrome
    • scleroderma/CREST syndrome
    • polymyositis/dermatomyositis
    • overlap syndrome
  • systemic vasculitides:
    • Wegener's granulomatosis
    • Churg-Strauss syndrome
    • other vasculitis
  • other inflammatory illnesses.

The clinic is committed to undertaking research into the causes and treatment of lupus and other connective tissue diseases. 

Patients are referred from GPs throughout Hampshire, the Isle of Wight and Dorset. Referrals are also received from other departments within Southampton General Hospital and hospitals around the region.

As one of the largest Trusts in the area, there is a full range of support services available to the clinic, such as the infusion unit. Patients who have multi-system disease benefit from being close to other specialists within the hospital.

The lupus clinic is held in the rheumatology department, Victoria House, Southampton General Hospital.

Southampton Rheumatology Trust 

The lupus clinic is supported by donations from Lupus UK and the Southampton Rheumatology Trust. 

Donations to our local charity can be made to:

Southampton Rheumatology Trust
Mail Point 64, F Level, West Wing
Southampton General Hospital
Tremona Road
Southampton
SO16 6YD