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.

Raising awareness of AS on World AS Day 2017

NASS will be working hard on social media to raise awareness of ankylosing spondylitis on World AS Day and we would really appreciate the support of all ARMA members with shares and retweets of our messages. We will be using …Read More

Dates from the College of Podiatry

College of Podiatry 6th Podiatric Sports Medicine Conference 13-14 July 2017 From the Directorate of Podiatric Medicine in association with European College of Sports and Exercise Medicine. The Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Pl, Regent’s Park, London NW1 4LE  …Read More

Sport and Exercise – Bringing us all together

Save the date The 4th BASEM/FSEM Annual SEM Conference will be themed on “Sport and Exercise – Bringing us all together”. Held at the historic Assembly Rooms in Bath from the 12th – 13th October 2017, the programme this year will …Read More

BackCare – BackPain show this month!

The BackPain show is back – on the 19th and 20th May 2017. https://www.thebackpainshow.co.uk/ This is the one-stop shop for all those who suffer from back problems along with the health professionals who look after them. Organised on behalf of …Read More

National Osteoporosis Society Campaign media coverage success

The National Osteoporosis Society launched its new Message to My Younger Self campaign with a bang this month, earning the charity over 300 pieces of media coverage on TV, radio and national press. The campaign, which runs throughout the summer …Read More

ARMA Portsmouth Spring-Summer 2017 newsletter

The latest newsletter from ARMA Portsmouth is now available, published by the Department of Rheumatology at Queen Alexandra Hospital. This edition features: dates and details of many coming events; Carer resource packs; patient advice; information campaigns; and new projects. Click …Read More

New ‘Medicines in Rheumatoid Arthritis’ booklet by NRAS

NRAS is delighted to announce the launch of a new publication: ‘Medicines in Rheumatoid Arthritis‘. It is a comprehensive guide to all medicines used in the treatment of RA, including NSAIDs, Steroids, DMARDs, Biologics and Biosimilars. Order your copy today …Read More

Wake up to Arthritis

Arthritis Care Week will take place from 8 – 14 May 2017 and aims to get people to “Wake up to Arthritis” – those who may have arthritis but know little about what can be done to help, and those …Read More

London Marathon 2017

We are incredibly proud of the 65 runners who represented Arthritis Research UK at the London Marathon, many of whom were running for a loved one with arthritis or who have arthritis themselves. 28 members of staff alongside friends and …Read More

Encouraging early intervention to support good work and a healthy workforce

Guest Blog by Lesley Giles, Director, Work Foundation I am delighted to contribute to this edition of the Newsletter in my new role as Director at the Work Foundation. I think after 6 months I can probably just about still …Read More

Next Steps on the NHS Five Year Forward View

The Next Steps on the NHS Five Year Forward View document was published on March 31st 2017 as an update to the original Five Year Forward View published in October 2014. Next Steps sets out the NHS’ main national service …Read More

We need to put forward effective examples of practice when looking to influence MSK care in the UK

Putting forward models of care and examples of practice for the NHS is a large part of how Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM) is influencing the MSK landscape. The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine’s Fresh Approach in Practice NHS …Read More