Dr Colin Tench a well-respected Consultant Rheumatologist with HCA Healthcare at London Bridge Hospital, along with an NHS post at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He has vast experience in all areas of general rheumatology but his clinical interests include systemic lupus erythematosus, inflammatory arthritis, gout and fibromyalgia.
He was awarded his Medical Degree from Cambridge University and completed his training in Rheumatology at University College London Hospitals and the Hammersmith Hospital. He is heavily involved in research, particularly into the effects of aerobic exercise on fatigue and sleep quality in Lupus. Dr Tench also assisted in postgraduate medical education and is the Royal College of Physicians Tutor and Programme Director for Foundation Training at St Mary’s Hospital, London.
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