The Royal Free London offers ongoing clinical care to patients suffering from scleroderma and Raynaud's phenomenon and undertakes clinical and basic scientific research into the root causes of these diseases.

Scleroderma is a relatively uncommon autoimmune condition whereby the body attacks its own tissues. The connective tissue underneath the skin and surrounding internal organs and vessels is affected, resulting in thickening of the skin and problems with internal organs and blood vessels. While there is currently no cure, most people with scleroderma lead a full, productive life.

Scleroderma workshops

Each year our department runs a number of workshops about scleroderma, you can find out more in the related links on the right.


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  • Royal Free Hospital

    Pond Street
    NW3 2QG

  • Clinical trials nurses

    020 7317 7544

  • Educational nurses helpline

    020 7830 2326

  • Kim Fligelstone

    020 7794 0500 ext 35131

  • NHS secretariat

    020 7830 2284

  • Pulmonary hypertension helpline

    020 7472 6354

  • Research office

    Tel: 020 7794 0432
    Fax: 020 7435 0143

  • Specialist pharmacist

    020 7794 0500 ext 33118

  • Vascular studies - Kevin Howell

    020 7472 6550

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