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

Review patients soon after starting opioids, says updated chronic pain guidance

Review patients soon after starting opioids, says updated chronic pain guidance

Revised chronic pain guidance from the Scottish Intercollegiate...

Compare vitamin D supplements with new MIMS table

Compare vitamin D supplements with new MIMS table

MIMS has published a new table summarising key information...

Safety of arthritis drug under scrutiny after blood clots reported

Safety of arthritis drug under scrutiny after blood clots reported

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is advising prescribers...

New vitamin D deficiency thresholds recommended

New vitamin D deficiency thresholds recommended

The National Osteoporosis Society (NOS) has updated...

Diclofenac significantly increases cardiovascular risk, large study suggests

Diclofenac significantly increases cardiovascular risk, large study suggests

The authors of a large-scale safety study of diclofenac...


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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