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.

Latest Productive Healthy Ageing Profile

Public Health England has published the Productive Healthy Ageing Profile data update for November 2019. This tool provides data on a wide range of topics relevant to healthy ageing. Indicators can be examined at local, regional or national level. The aim …Read More

Annual ARMA Lecture 2019

20 November 2019 Introduced by Sue Brown ARMA CEO and Liam O’Toole, CEO, Versus Arthritis who partnered with ARMA for this flagship lecture, the two presenters Sue Patey and Dr Brendon Stubbs, delivered speeches to an attentive audience of patients, …Read More

Guest blog: The fight against fragility fractures

by Ellie Davies, Acting Project Manager, Falls and Fragility Fracture Audit Programme (FFFAP) The challenge: 520,000 cases of fragility fracture occur every year amongst those (primarily over-50s) suffering with the bone-weakening disease known as osteoporosis. That is 520,000 broken bones …Read More

Quality in osteopathic practice report

The Quality in Osteopathic Practice report brings together existing research around the patient experience with research on clinical effectiveness and the safety of osteopathic practice. Full of useful statistics and information, the report is relevant to anyone who has an …Read More

Could you be a 2020 MSK Champion?

Dates for the next Versus Arthritis MSK Champion programme are now live on their website! Following the successful launch of Versus Arthritis’s Musculoskeletal Champions programme in 2018, they’re recruiting the third cohort of inspirational leaders committed to championing change in …Read More

Moving Medicine – Active Conversations

Many of us know that our patients’ lives could be so much better if they move just a little more. Active Conversations has been developed by Moving Medicine in partnership with the Academy for Health Coaching and is a practical, …Read More

BASRAT Sport Rehabilitation brought to life

BASRaT registrar Ollie Coburn has produced a short video illustrating his profession. Sport Rehabilitators aid people with musculoskeletal pain, injury or illness. They help people to maintain their health and fitness, recover from and prevent injury and reduce pain using …Read More

Hospitals join Aspiring to Excellence programme

NASS announces the first six hospitals to join its Aspiring to Excellence programme On 16th November, NASS celebrated the six winners of the first ever Aspiring to Excellence awards during a ceremony at the NASS Voices London event. The day …Read More