Consultant Profile

Dr Richard Hull

Dr Richard Hull MB ChB, FRCP, FRCPCH
Practicing at:
Spire Portsmouth Hospital
  • General medicine
    • Osteoporosis
    • Sports injury
  • Rheumatology
    • Back pain
    • Connective Tissue Disease
    • Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
    • Lumbar spine disorders
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoporosis
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Soft tissue rheumatism
    • Sports injury
  • Soft-tissue injuries
    Special clinical interests:

    Arthritis and rheumatism, connective tissue diseases. Early arthritis and its treatment in children, young  people and adults. Bone, joint and muscle diseases. Injuries to tendon, muscles and soft tissues but excluding fractures.

    Research interests:

    Treatment of arthritis in children and adults.

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Rheumatologist, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth
    Consultant Rheumatologist, Petersfield Hospital
    Honorary Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, University Hospitals, Southampton

    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

    British Society for Rheumatology (former council member)
    British Society for Paediatric and Adolescent Rheumatology (past President)
    Royal Society of Medicine (past section President)
    Regional Advisor, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow Trustee, Arthritis Care 1988-2012
    Trustee, Arthritis Care 1988-2012

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    02392 321522
    Private secretary:
    Mrs Catriona Warner
    Private secretary telephone number:
    02392 321522
    Private secretary email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Dr Richard Hull has been a consultant in the Portsmouth area since 1989, having trained in Birmingham, Aberdeen, the Royal Postgraduate Medical school, Hammersmith Hospital and Northwick Park Hospital, London. He manages all forms of arthritis from inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis psoriatic arthritis and juvenile idiopathic arthritis through to osteoarthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and hand, shoulder, knee and back problems. He regularly does joint injections and other injections, as well as interpreting immunology tests, CT and MRI scans and assessing and managing osteoporosis. 
    He compiles medico-legal reports on instruction from solicitors and runs the Wessex RCGP injection course for GP's. He also liaises closely with physiotherapists.

    Personal profile:

    Dr Hull enjoys gardening, walking, sailing and skiing. He keeps up to date by attending recognised courses and national and international professional conferences. He is also an examiner of the Royal College of Physicians.

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    Dr Richard Hull

    Dr Richard Hull General medicine, Rheumatology & Soft-tissue injuries Consultant, Portsmouth, private hospital specialist.

    Read more about Dr Richard Hull on his BUPA profile.

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