Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance

Arthritis News - Members' Updates

This is where we post the latest Musculoskeletal and Arthritis news provided by ARMA's member bodies, including reports on policy meetings, healthcare best practice, disease research, fundraising events, patient studies and much more related to musculoskeletal disorders and arthritis. News items posted here are also distrubuted to our subscribers via our ARMA newsletter. If you are interested in receiving updates via email, sign up here.

May is Vasculitis Awareness Month (VAM)

Vasculitis UK works with its members to raise awareness about Vasculitis all year round. However in May we ask them to make that special effort to tell someone that May is Vasculitis Awareness Month (VAM). Vasculitis UK are coming up …Read More

World AS Day is Coming! Saturday 2 May 2015

It’s World AS Day on Saturday 2 May. NASS use this day to raise awareness and understanding of ankylosing spondylitis. In a survey of NASS members we found that a third (33%) were rarely or never asked about what is …Read More

UK Gout Society new address and supporter survey

The UK Gout Society has moved. Our new address is: UK Gout Society PO Box 90, HINDHEAD GU27 9FW The email address remains the same: info@ukgoutsociety.org. You are invited to participate in a survey to gain views on the Society. …Read More

Arthritis Action Re-Launch & Report

Arthritis Action is marking the launch of its new name and logo in June with the publication of a report which investigates the psychological impact of arthritis and explores NHS provision for people with the condition. Formerly known as the …Read More

National Voices’ Wellbeing Our Way programme

  An invitation to POW WOWs (shared learning workshops) National Voices’ Wellbeing Our Way programme is about enabling people to manage their health in the ways that matter to them. It is supported by The Health Foundation, an independent charity …Read More

British Acupuncture Council presents at Evidence Live

At the Evidence Live conference in April at the University of Oxford, BAcC highlighted some of the methodological issues around research into acupuncture, with a focus on osteoarthritis. We presented a poster called “Evaluating Acupuncture: What works for the Patient“, …Read More

Scleroderma & RSA conference | Self-management classes

Save the date: joint annual conference with the RSA – 20th June 2015, Manchester We are now taking bookings for our joint annual conference with the RSA. The theme is ‘treatments’ and topics include: skin and ulcers; the gastrointestinal tract …Read More

NASS has moved

The National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society has moved office. Our new details are: NASS 4 Albion Court Hammersmith London W6 0QT Telephone: 020 8741 1515 Our general email address and website remain the same.