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General Medicine


The Rheumatology Department in UHK is a regional service and serves the population of Kerry, as well as to parts of Limerick and Cork. Referrals are received from GP’s and hospital Consultants. Rheumatology is the medical speciality caring for patients with musculoskeletal disease. Patients are seen in the Outpatient Department at regular clinics, they also offer consultations to inpatients on consultant request.

Key Services

The Consultant Rheumatologist is supported by a Registrar as well as Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) and as appropriate staff nurses, members of Occupational Therapist Team, Physiotherapist Team.  The Rheumatology Department is based in the Outpatient Department in UHK.


Via UHK Switch
Tel: (066) 7184000

Key People

Consultant: Dr Peter Browne; Clinical Nurse Specialist