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.

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.

Acupuncture PSA and Election White Paper

BAcC featured in Professional Standards Authority report The BAcC were featured as a success story in a report from the Professional Standards Authority about its Accredited Registers programme. BAcC was glad to see endorsements from a wide range of health …Read More

New resource: Hip Fracture Care booklet

ARMA has just added to its Resources page a booklet produced by the National Hip Fracture Database. The NHFD’s “My Hip Fracture Care: 12 Questions to ask” is a helpful guide to support patients undergoing hip fracture treatment. It’s a …Read More