After a half-day meeting with the commissioning leads earlier in March, NRAS, BSR and Arthritis Care (in partnership as the Rheumatology Commissioning Support Alliance) have had confirmation that Wiltshire CCG have agreed to be the pilot area for development of …Read More
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Today we’d like to share the final results of the EULAR Edgar Stene Prize Competition. The results are introduced in a letter from Maria Batziou, Chairperson of the EULAR Standing Committee of People with Arthritis/Rheumatism in Europe (PARE) and Neil …Read More
A number of presentations at Rheumatology2013, the British Society for Rheumatology (BSR) conference, will cover the important topic of pain. Leading experts will discuss how people think about pain, and how fear of pain affects their lives and their conditions1, …Read More
Mr Bob Ricketts, CBE, Director of NHS Provider Transition (Department of Health) and Director of Commissioning support strategy and Market Development (NHS Commissioning Board) will deliver a keynote address at this year’s Rheumatology 2013 conference in Birmingham. Bob has held …Read More
NRAS Report on RA for Atos NRAS has recently authored a short report on rheumatoid arthritis for Atos to help improve their assessor’s knowledge about the disease when they undertake face-to-face Personal Independence Payment assessments. The disease is one of …Read More
In the past month NASS were asked to write an opinion piece for the CSP magazine “Frontline” which goes out to 50,000 physiotherapists. In the article NASS highlights the importance of exercise for ankylosing spondylitis and the challenges of making …Read More