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.

LUPUS UK launches #THISISLUPUS campaign

LUPUS UK has recently launched its campaign in build up to Lupus Awareness Month 2017 in October. The #THISISLUPUS campaign is encouraging people affected by lupus to share their experiences of the disease and the impact it has on their …Read More

BASEM members benefit from new orthopaedic research

BASEM is excited to launch its new partnership with OrthoEvidence (OE). OE is the global source for summarized, high quality orthopaedic research from around the globe and the service will provide BASEM members with premium access to summaries and critical …Read More

How to set up an NHS Musculoskeletal (MSK) Service

Join our webinar on Friday the 8th September at 12pm to find out. The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK will be hosting a webinar Sport, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Training and Delivery in the NHS on the 8th September …Read More

Arthritis Research UK’s recognition campaign

This week we launched our new campaign to change how the nation sees arthritis. You can now take a look at the TV advert on our home page, which aired on Saturday 26th August. We would be delighted if members …Read More

Fibromyalgia Awareness Week 2017

The aim of Fibromyalgia Awareness Week is to raise awareness of fibromyalgia, and the impact it has on those living with fibromyalgia, and their friends and family. Given that fibromyalgia is an invisible disease, it is so important that we …Read More

Vacancy: Research Systems and Governance Manager

Arthritis Resarch UK are looking for a Research Systems and Governance Manager to join the Research and Programmes Directorate. The main purpose of the role is to analyse and develop their research processes and systems, and work with users to …Read More

Institute of Osteopathy Convention 2017

The iO Convention is the biggest and best known osteopathic training and networking event in the UK osteopathic calendar. This year’s convention, running from 20th – 22nd October, offers an outstanding line-up of speakers, workshops and networking opportunities. Taking place …Read More

Sport and Exercise Medicine holds key to GP Physical Activity Support

The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) UK welcomes the recent report published in the British Journal of General Practice – GPs’ knowledge, use and confidence in national physical activity and health guidelines and tools: a questionnaire-based survey of …Read More

Reminder – Edgar Stene Prize is open for entries!

The Edgar Stene Prize 2018 competition is open to people 18 years and over who are living with a Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal (RMD) disease. The 2018 prize will be awarded to the winning essay on the topic:  “My personal champion …Read More

AACP 2017 Conferences – Bristol and Edinburgh

The UK’s largest acupuncture association is taking its conferences on the road to Bristol and Edinburgh. The AACP conferences provide a full day packed with distinguished speakers to educate you in the latest acupuncture research and techniques. All AACP conferences …Read More

BackCare Awareness Week – Back Care in Education

2nd – 6th October 2017 So many people in the UK have some form of back pain. It is estimated that around 30 million people will suffer from back pain this year. The debilitating condition can start in early life, …Read More

North Wales ARMA Meetings for 2018

The North Wales ARMA Network has set advance details of its meetings for next year. A map and directions are provided for meetings to be held on :- • Tuesday 23th January 16:30 – 18:30 hours • Tuesday 17th April …Read More