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.

Rheumatology nursing webinar 2021

Rheumatology nursing webinar Re-focusing on rheumatology nurse development 16 Mar 2021 18:30 – 20:30 online The RCN Rheumatology forum is proud to present the programme for the March 2021 webinar. Julie Begum, RCN Rheumatology Forum chair will be joined by …Read More

PHE Coronavirus vaccine assets translated

A range of translated social assets have been created by Public Health England to promote vaccine confidence among a wider audience. In addition, there are a selection of vaccine explainer videos to promote vaccine information and uptake.

White Paper on NHS Reform

Policy Paper Integration and innovation: Working together to improve health and social care for all Updated 11 February 2021 The Government published a white paper, “Integration and innovation: Working together to improve health and social care for all” on 11 …Read More

Health of people from ethnic minority groups

The Kings Fund has produced an explainer on the health of people from ethnic minority groups in England. Whilst this doesn’t include MSK health, it does include several relevant determinants of health including physical activity levels, obesity, healthy diet, socioeconomic …Read More

NOA webinar series events

The National Orthopaedic Alliance is running a series of webinars: 4 March 2021 – 12:30pm NOA wellbeing webinar series: Supporting staff wellbeing during COVID-19 and beyond (NOA member only event) The first in NOA’s wellbeing webinar series looks at some …Read More

Upcoming NRAS JIA events

Join NRAS for their first JIA Zoom event: Coping with JIA during COVID-19. This event is exclusively for parents who have children with JIA. When: Wednesday 10th March, 6:30pm-8pm on Zoom. There will be an update from Debbie Wilson, NRAS Young Persons …Read More

BOA Annual Congress 2021 – abstracts now open

Under the theme of ‘Tackling Infection‘, the 2021 BOA Congress will take place 21–24 September 2021 at P&J Live, The Event Complex Aberdeen (TECA). In a slight change from previous years, BOA abstract submissions – including those from medical students …Read More

X-Factor star learns about axial SpA

Talia Dean meets Dasha and Gillian to learn more about axial SpA (AS) Singer-songwriter, Talia Dean, made a big announcement in January 2021. In 2020 she was diagnosed with axial SpA (AS). Watch this video as she meets Dasha and …Read More