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.

New Self-Management Event in Blackpool

Arthritis Action will be holding a new two-day Self-Management Event on 2-3 May 2018 between 2pm–4.30pm at Blackpool Central Library, Queen Street, FY1 1PX The aim is to help attendees take control of the symptoms of their arthritis, covering topics …Read More

NICE guideline on Joint replacement (primary): hip, knee and shoulder (March 2020)

The final scope and equality impact assessment for this NICE guideline have now been published, along with all the stakeholder comments that were received during consultation and the NICE responses to these comments. The ARMA organisation was identified as a …Read More

The MSK Champions programme

Are you passionate about leading changes in musculoskeletal care? Arthritis Research UK are delighted to announce the launch of the MSK Champions programme; a prestigious leadership development opportunity. Together with Ashridge Executive Education, we have created a bespoke leadership initiative, …Read More

Hypermobility Management Workshop – a great success

The Hypermobility Syndromes Association, in partnership with Stickman Communications, hosted a Hypermobility Management Workshop on Saturday 25 February, with sections on exercise, pacing, flare-up plans, pain, and communicating about hidden disabilities. The lecture-format sessions were in Hannah Ensor’s typical style …Read More

Not just what to do

There is so much going on in the world of MSK it is sometimes hard to know where to start. I am constantly reminded of the vast range of good practice that exists out there. In the last few weeks …Read More

Addressing the workforce gap

Guest blog by Satjit Singh, Chief Executive, Society for Promoting Chiropractic Education It is great that most of us will live to an age that our parents could never imagine. Better living standards, improved public health and an NHS accessible …Read More

Podopaediatrics Special Advisory Group National Conference

Pain Management and Orthopaedics The Birmingham Conference and Events Centre; Holiday Inn, Birmingham City Centre Join us to explore childhood pain and orthopaedic issues. Learn how to assess and manage them effectively to develop your practice to achieve the best …Read More

Podiatric Sports Medicine Conference 2018

7th Podiatric Sports Medicine Conference in Association with European College of Sports and Exercise Physicians Conference by The College of Podiatry Special Advisory Groups The Podiatric Sports Medicine Conference is back in 2018 and will take place at the Hallam …Read More

Hip Fracture Care Day

‘Lessons Learnt’ 23 May 2018, Birmingham   This event is for orthopaedic consultants, nurses, orthogeriatricians, physiotherapists and anaesthetists involved in hip fracture care to attend. The day will be led by Orthopaedic Consultant and Chairman for the Trauma Group Committee, Paul Dixon. The full programme has now been …Read More

LUPUS UK North Wales Lupus Information Day

The LUPUS UK North Wales Lupus Information Day will take place on Saturday, 12 May 2018, in Llandudno. The afternoon will feature a number of medical experts speaking, including: “WHAT MEDICATION DO I NEED FOR LUPUS AND WHY?” Dr Yasmeen …Read More

Arthritis Research UK parliamentary reception

On 20 March 2018, Arthritis Research UK hosted its first parliamentary event of the year, sponsored by Andrew Bowie MP. The drop-in event attracted almost 50 MPs, alongside MP researchers, who came to find out how they can support constituents …Read More

Institute of Osteopathy #LoveYourHealth

In celebration of International Osteopathic Healthcare Week, in April the iO will be running a month-long social media campaign entitled #LoveYourHealth. During this campaign, the iO will be sharing with members of the public, key life style messages to help …Read More