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Stuff you should know about Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dr Lim's book is intended as a resource to help you understand what your rheumatology team is thinking. It is a compilation of all of his best articles on Rheumatoid Arthritis. It will help you to gain a better understanding of all aspects of rheumatoid arthritis so you can have better conversations with family, friends and your health support team about the management of your condition

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BJC's Connected Care Model and How it Helps You

Arthritis requires an Integrated Approach. We call this Connected Care. This approach has come about because our main objective has always been to treat the whole person, not just the site of pain. We achieve this by encouraging our specialists and allied health professionals to work together in connecting the treatment of our clients’ health issues where appropriate.

What is Connected Care? Meet the Connected Care Team

Frequently Asked Questions

How long do the Rheumatology consultations go for?

Our initial Rheumatology consultations go for 45 minutes. A follow up consultation is 15 minutes.

Do I need a referral?

Yes, you will need to get a referral from your GP to be able to see one of our Rheumatologists.

Without the referral we are unable to claim your rebate through Medicare.

Do any of your doctors speak Mandarin or Cantonese?

Dr Herman Lau speaks both Mandarin and Cantonese.

Dr Anne Chung speaks Cantonese.

Dr Shirley Yu speaks Mandarin.

How long is the wait to see a Rheumatologist?

The wait at most can be 1 month depending on availability of the Doctor.

What is a Rheumatologist?

A Rheumatologist is a specialist physician who has expertise in diagnosing and treating arthritis, musculoskeletal conditions and other autoimmune diseases.

Do you send reminders for appointments?

Yes, we send both email and SMS reminders two days prior to your appointment.

Our Rheumatology Team

Meet the Whole Team

Download the Guide to Rheumatoid Arthritis

Written by Dr Herman Lau, this guide is an overview of RA to help demystify your condition. RA is not "just arthritis". Early referral to a rheumatologist is critical to help manage the condition. Ongoing efforts with diet and exercise can also make a world of difference to your quality of life.

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Our Team Is Here to Help

BJC Health is different – our specialists and allied health professionals work together to ensure that your diagnosis is thorough and that related conditions are also looked after. An in-house administration team also means that it’s easy to talk to us and ensures information about your progress is well kept, even across sites.

Whether you are referred to our specialists by a GP or you meet our allied health professionals via a walk-in visit, we’ll coordinate our expertise to offer the care most relevant to you.