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.

The EUMUSC survey: Help make it happen!

The EUMUSC survey: Help make it happen! EUMUSC invite you to participate in the EUMUSC survey which examines factors (facilitators) that may help improve delivery of health care for patients with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis in Europe. They are asking about …Read More

Call for information

Call for information The Swiss League against Rheumatism would like to find out if any EULAR PARE organisation has any experience with an “Arthritis Glove”. Arthritis gloves have been designed to warm the hands and decrease swelling and stiffness through mild …Read More

Integrated commissioning for better health outcomes

No integrated commissioning, no integrated care Integrated care can improve the experience of patients and reduce the cost of delivering high quality care. Neither of these benefits is possible without an integrated commissioning process. This event will challenge clinical commissioning groups, PCTs, …Read More

IAPO Patient-Centred Healthcare Indicators Review

    Patient-Centred Healthcare Indicators Review At the Congress, IAPO launched the Patient-Centred Healthcare Indicators Review. The Review aims to identify and explore current efforts to measure the patient-centredness of healthcare providers, organizations, national health systems and other stakeholders involved in …Read More

  Remember – to send us your posts!  ARMA4Thursday goes out on the last Thursday of every month so please don’t forget to send us your news items. If you have any news or other information you would like to share, …Read More

ARMA Dorset

         ARMA Dorset ARMA’s group in Dorset would like to engage more locally, and to do this he would like to get in touch with any of your active local groups to create a stronger, louder voice.  Barry …Read More

Stene Prize 2012

 Stene Prize 2012, winning essay This year the theme “Overcoming the challenges of getting around with a rheumatic or musculoskeletal disease” was featured and the EULAR secretariat received entries from 19 member countries which is the highest number ever. Several of these countries …Read More

The National Lottery Olympic Park Run

The National Lottery Olympic Park Run NRAS has 4 lucky runners who will take part in the National Lottery Olympic Park 5 mile run on Saturday 31st March, which will be the first time the Olympic stadium is open to …Read More

Dr Martin Lee counts down the days till UK kayak challenge!

Dr Martin Lee counts down the days till UK kayak challenge! Dr Martin Lee, a consultant rheumatologist, is taking on the ultimate endurance challenge, kayaking around the UK mainland to raise awareness of rheumatoid arthritis and the National Rheumatoid Arthritis …Read More

Official website launch of Pain Alliance Europe (PAE)

Pan-European alliance for chronic pain patients presents new website in EU Parliament The pan-European network of 18 non-governmental organisations from 11 EU countries was officially founded on 29 November 2011. It aims to bring together national and local organisations and …Read More

Dr Dawn Carnes appointed Director The National Council for Osteopathic Research (NCOR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Dawn Carnes as its new Director. Dr Carnes is a Senior Research Fellow at Barts and The London School of …Read More

Scleroderma Society appoints first ever Chief Executive

  Scleroderma Society New Chief Executive Mike Rich has been appointed as the Scleroderma Society’s first Chief Executive. The Society has been run very successfully by volunteers, including people with scleroderma, their families and health professionals, since it was founded …Read More