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.

NASS on This Morning

      NASS on This Morning NASS is delighted that Adam Rickitt, Actor, and Dr Raj Sengupta, NASS Trustee and Consultant Rheumatologist at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases sat on the sofa with Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby …Read More

NASS back to action

      NASS Back to Action exercise App                                                           NASS are delighted to …Read More

NASS branch news

                  Branch updates Following on from our World Arthritis Day activities where 30 NASS branches celebrated by Stretching for NASS – you can view the Stretch for NASS Gallery here.  NASS is …Read More

ARMA Scotland Meetings

    PSALV Exhibition in Hollyrood – ‘Under the Spotlight’   PSALV Exhibited in Holyrood from 24th-27th October, showcasing DVDS of their ‘Under the Spotlight’ FILM, which feature patients living with psoriasis and PsA.   There was also in a supplement …Read More

BackCare Marathon

Don’t miss your chance to run in the world’s greatest marathon. Email info@backcare.org.uk or call Helen on 020 8977 5474.

EULAR PARE – Edgar Stene Prize – Essay competition

     “Overcoming the challenges of getting around  with a rheumatic or musculoskeletal disease”   Every year EULAR and the Standing Committee for PARE offer the Edgar Stene Prize for the best essay on a previously determined topic. The Stene Prize …Read More

NRAS celebrates its 10th Birthday

   NRAS celebrated its official 10th birthday on 18th October!     NRAS celebrated its official 10th birthday on Tuesday 18th October! The year has been packed with events to celebrate this special year such as the Team 10 Skydive, 10th …Read More

Online User Survey: Keele University

                    Patient Reported Outcome Measure (PROM)                                                                                                                                                                                      Dr Jonathan Hill from Keele University is working on a new patient reported outcome measure (PROM) to help evaluate the quality of clinical services for patients with musculoskeletal conditions, such as back …Read More

2012 Patients in Focus Awards

 Patients in Focus Awards The NRAS Patients in Focus awards are now open for applications.  These awards aim to recognize patient-centred initiatives and good practice in the education, treatment and care of people with RA.  Applications are invited from teams …Read More

NRAS Healthcare Champions Awards 2011

Healthcare Champions Awards    NRAS was delighted to announce the 10 winners of their third Healthcare Champions Award in a year of celebrating their 10th Anniversary.                                                                             The winners, from around the UK, were honoured at a special reception on …Read More

    NHS Operating Framework for 2012/13   The Minister of State, Department of Health (Mr Simon Burns): Sir David Nicholson, the NHS Chief Executive, is publishing The Operating Framework for the NHS in England 2012/13 today, which sets out …Read More

EULAR Congress 2012

           The next EULAR Annual European Congress of Rheumatology will take place from 6-9 June 2012 in Berlin. The annual EULAR congresses are now a major event in the calendar of world rheumatology. As have previous congresses during the …Read More