I saw my GP this morning and thankfully he has given me an injection into the base of my finger, it was extremely painful whilst he did it but hopefully it will work and give me some relief. He said he has injected anaesthetic too so when it wears off I can expect to have some pain. I have to rest it tomorrow and can go back to work Wednesday. My job involves a fair bit of typing so it needs to improve. He said he can feel another finger 'catching' and asked if that one bothers me. It is starting to stick occasionally but for now I will see how it goes. He said if it doesn't work or the other finger gets worse I can make an appointment to see him and he will inject the other finger too. I then explained that I had had difficulty getting the appointment to see him and also told him about the Rheumy Advice Line not being able to return calls or e-mails at the moment. He said he didn't know about that and is going to look into it, he said someone should always be available for advice. If I can't get an appointment with him he said to ask the receptionist to leave him a message and he will get back to me and sort something. He was very helpful, I can understand why he is usually fully booked. So I am having a lazy couple of days now. Hope you are ok and the rain has stopped where you are, at last!