MIMS Rheumatology Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the MIMS editors to support primary care prescribing for rheumatological conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, gout and musculoskeletal pain. 

Latest news

Doctors identify 50 'unnecessary' medical interventions

Doctors identify 50 'unnecessary' medical interventions

A list of 50 tests, treatments and procedures 'of questionable...

GPs should no longer prescribe 18 'low value' treatments, NHS England rules

GPs should no longer prescribe 18 'low value' treatments, NHS England rules

NHS England believes cutting access to the treatments,...

Prescribe quinine with caution in patients at risk of QT prolongation, MHRA advises

Prescribe quinine with caution in patients at risk of QT prolongation, MHRA advises

New advice highlights that quinine can have effects...

Arthritis biologic approved for NHS prescribing

Arthritis biologic approved for NHS prescribing

Sarilumab (Kevzara) is to be funded on the NHS, following...

Tofacitinib approved by NICE for severe rheumatoid arthritis

Tofacitinib approved by NICE for severe rheumatoid arthritis

The JAK inhibitor tofacitinib (Xeljanz) has been endorsed...


Prescribing Notes

Guide to treatment options for selected rheumatological conditions:

Musculoskeletal pain and inflammation (including NSAIDs and topical analgesics)


At-a-glance product comparison charts.


Summaries of key national guidance.



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