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REMEDY : BNSSG referral pathways

Giant Cell Arteritis

Checked: 18-07-2018 by Rob.Adams Next Review: 16-07-2019

Principles of Management

See Clinical Knowledge Summary guidelines or local pathways below:

CKS Guidelines for the Initial and Ongoing Management of Giant Cell Arteritis (web page)

Referrals - NBT

North Bristol NHS Trust has a dedicated Rapid Access Clinic for people suspected to have giant cell arteritis.

Please visit NBT’s Giant Cell Arteritis Rapid Access Clinic webpage for more information on how to access this service.

Referrals - UHB

Please see the UHB Giant Cell Arteritis Joint Ophthalmology and Rheumatology Referral and Treatment Guidelines.

These guidelines give advice on assessment and treatment and how to refer.