Acrobat Reader logo  Download Advice for Rheumatology Patients on Immunosuppressants and Steroid

Are you advised to "cocoon"? Read further information here

Please refer to Arthritis Ireland for up to date accurate advice regarding arthritis treatments and medications.



More arthritis specific information can be found on the EULAR website.



For general information and daily Covid-19 updates please visit


Cork University Hospital’s Rheumatology Department serves the supra regional area of Co. Cork, Waterford, Limerick, Kilkenny, Tipperary, and Clare. It is a regional centre for secondary and tertiary care with a catchment population of 550,000. Referrals are received from GP’s, Hospital consultants and other specialist nursing services.

Rheumatology is the medical speciality caring for patients with musculoskeletal disease. Rheumatology services are essentially ambulatory and out-patient based with small numbers of beds required for acute rheumatic diseases and for patients requiring intensive periods of rehabilitation. The rheumatology department is led by 3 Consultant Rheumatologists with a commitment to general internal medicine. 

gp information

GP Medication Information

hand image

Patient Medication Information

Educational Videos Image

Educational Video Messages

meet our team

Meet Our Team

"Committed To Excellence In Patient Care"

patient information

Support Services

news _ events

News & Events

committed to excellence banner1

Achievement Wall

contact us

Contact Us