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.

Aspiring to Excellence 2020 programme deadline extended

The deadline for rheumatology teams to apply to the Aspiring to Excellence programme has now been extended to 18 September 2020. The programme is designed to encourage and recognise service improvement in axial SpA (AS) care and is a strategic partnership …Read More

Sport Rehabilitators supporting the NHS

Sport Rehabilitators and Covid-19 – working with patients and supporting the NHS For an article on the Rehab Recruits scheme, BASRaT spoke to two sport rehabilitators to take a closer look at the fantastic work they are doing. The NHS …Read More

How do you make care person-centred for the child and family?

Guest blog by Nina Davies, Project Lead: Integrating Long Term Condition Training and Development, Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust; Co-Chair Children’s Podiatry Special Advisory Group, The College of Podiatry Person-centred care (‘person first’ or ‘child and family centred care’) is …Read More

Moving Medicine COVID-19 Recovery Resources

Moving Medicine, an FSEM (UK) initiative, has published a series of resources designed to help those who are recovering from COVID-19. The COVID 19 infection frequently leaves people feeling tired, weak, short of breath performing simple tasks, lacking in motivation, …Read More

BOA – People waiting for orthopaedic surgery

A British Orthopaedic Association message to people waiting for joint replacement and other orthopaedic surgery Growing waiting lists are affecting all planned surgery, but particularly orthopaedics which has the largest overall waiting list of any individual specialty. The BOA’s statement …Read More

ARMA welcomes the Psoriasis Association

ARMA is happy to extend a warm welcome to the Psoriasis Association, our newest member. The Psoriasis Association offers information and support in a variety of ways to people whose lives are affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis; patients, relatives, …Read More

Osteopaths now open for general practice in UK

The Institute of Osteopathy can confirm that osteopaths operating in all areas of the UK can now open to general practice following the implementation of the relevant adaptations required to manage the risk of infection of COVID-19. We know that …Read More

NRAS elects new Chair

Simon Collins NRAS is delighted to announce Simon Collins as the newly elected Chair of the Board of Trustees and would like to thank Gordon Taylor for four years as chair. The Society is pleased that Gordon will continue to …Read More