Dr Wendy Holden

Dr Wendy Holden

Rheumatology 04093000

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

I studied medicine at St George’s Hospital Medical School in London and graduated in 1994 with Distinctions. I completed specialist training in rheumatology in the Oxford region and had additional training in neurorehabilitation and medical pain management, including an MSc in pain Management with Distinction. I was appointed Consultant Rheumatologist at Basingstoke and North Hampshire NHS Foundation trust in 2007 and now have an Honorary Consultant Contract with the Trust. In 2011, I was elected National Healthcare Champion by the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society.
Before training in medicine, I completed an Honours degree in physiology and biochemistry with nutrition and then trained as an osteopath at the British School of Osteopathy, graduating with Honours. I then worked as an osteopath and osteopathic tutor for 5 years. Since completing medical training, I have extended an interest in complementary therapies with training in medical acupuncture and now use this as an adjunct to conventional medical treatments for pain management. I am also a medical cannabis prescriber via Sapphire Medical Clinics where I work as a consultant rheumatologist and specialist in pain management. I am also a qualified yoga teacher. I have completed the British Menopause Society course in the Principles and Practice of Menopause Care.

Areas of interest

Inflammatory arthritis, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, pain management, menopausal arthralgia and menopause care, self-management for pain and arthritis, acupuncture, manipulation

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Procedures completed

  • 20365

    Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (5-50)

  • 20355

    Initial out-patient consultation - remote - (5-50)

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - unilateral - (1-5)

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