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.

Love your heart with NRAS

On Valentine’s Day, NRAS was delighted to announce its upcoming initiative called ‘Love Your Heart’ – an interactive online programme that will enable people with RA to assess their cardiovascular risk and set personal goals to improve their cardiovascular health. …Read More

EULAR PARE Best Practice Webinars

EULAR has decided to organise a webinar every 3-4 months which will be run by one of the member organisations of EULAR PARE and which will highlight and introduce some of their activities. You and your colleagues are kindly invited …Read More

New self-management event in Bury St Edmunds

Arthritis Action will be holding a new two day Self-Management Event on 15th and 16th March 2017 in Bury St Edmunds. We aim to help our attendees take control of the symptoms of their arthritis, covering topics such as: The …Read More

Professional recognition in Sport and Exercise Medicine now available to all doctors

Skills in SEM can provide much needed knowledge to manage many common MSK conditions Exercise Medicine and Musculoskeletal Medicine an important part of prevention and public health The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) UK is opening its doors …Read More

Sport and Exercise Medicine and its Relevance to Work, Health and Disability

Sport and Exercise Medicine and its Relevance to Work, Health and Disability The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) UK submitted a response to the Work, Health and Disability Consultation focused on the specialty’s ability to provide service delivery …Read More

Free Scan at Back Pain Show

Visitors to a major exhibition in Birmingham this May dedicated to making life easier for back pain sufferers are being offered a free scan which will tell them if they are at risk of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a common systemic …Read More

BCA Spring Conference and CEO leaving

The British Chiropractic Association would like to draw your attention to two items of news: 1) We have our Spring Conference coming up on 11 March 2017 at the Radisson Blu Heathrow. The theme is: “Lifting the lid on the …Read More

Whole System MSK Regional Events with NHS England

Whole System MSK Regional Events to help transform MSK care outcomes and Quality of Care. Working in partnership with ARMA, the NHS England Long Term Conditions (LTCs) Unit, are sponsoring a series of regional launch pad events that supports a …Read More

ARMA Response to Improving Lives: The Work, Health and Disability Green Paper

Our response to the UK Government consultation ARMA welcomes the recognition in the Improving Lives: The Work, Health and Disability Paper of the need to address musculoskeletal conditions and work. Musculoskeletal conditions are among the commonest causes of people’s inability …Read More

Upcoming EULAR educational events

Dear colleagues, We would like to bring to your attention the below EULAR courses and educational events. During the year of EULAR’s 70th Anniversary, we offer some special courses and a new seminar. If one or the other triggers your …Read More

Your Life with Arthritis Survey

Arthritis Care has launched a new survey, “Your life with Arthritis”, which is available online at: http://www.arthritiscare.org.uk/yourlifesurvey Please circulate the survey to anyone with arthritis who may be interested in taking part. The evidence we gather will help us to …Read More

Portsmouth ARMA Network Winter Update

As the nights start to draw in it feels like winter is on its way. Last year we experienced one of our busiest ever winter periods and, whilst our staff coped admirably, our services were under huge pressure. This year …Read More