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 Patient Group Bursary 2012 – Now open

2012 Patient Group Bursary Sanofi has a longstanding and successful track record of working in partnership with patient groups and the NHS to meet the needs of healthcare professionals and patients. In 2011, we announced the launch of a new Patient Group …Read More

PhD studentship opportunities   Glasgow Caledonian University is building on its RAE 2008 success to develop future capacity in its areas of strength. We are seeking PhD applications from highly qualified individuals in areas which fit with our own research excellence. You would have a …Read More

World Network Conference 2012 Bone & Joint Decade 2010-2020

  World Network Conference 2012 Bone & Joint Decade 2010-2020   Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam      Thursday 29th November to Sunday 2nd December The 2012 BJD World Network Conference will be hosted by the Viet Nam National Action …Read More

Exercise for musculoskeletal conditions

The Cochrane Library – Special collections NEW: Exercise for musculoskeletal conditions Musculoskeletal conditions frequently have an adverse influence on health and quality of life, and cause more functional limitations than any other group of disorders within the adult population in …Read More

Transforming Patient Experience: the essential guide

Transforming Patient Experience: the essential guide – available now! Transforming Patient Experience: the essential guide is suitable for anyone with designated responsibility for improving patient experience – either as a provider of services or as a commissioner. It contains practical …Read More

National Joint Registry – Patient Focus Conference

National Joint Registry – Patient Focus Conference Free event on 23rd March From 9.30am to 2pm including lunch at THE WELLCOME COLLECTION 183 EUSTON ROAD, LONDON NW1 2BE There will be short presentations to begin with from NJR members including clinicians to …Read More

Improving access to NICE approved drugs

  Improving access to NICE approved drugs NICE is to produce a best practice guide to help trusts develop local formularies, as part of a move to ensure that all patients in England have access to clinically and cost-effective drugs. …Read More

NASS en Masse Sponsored Walks – May 2012

The NASS en Masse sponsored walks are returning this year to London’s Richmond Park, Pollok Park in Glasgow, Bute Park in Cardiff and Portsmouth Pier in May to celebrate World AS Day. NASS is looking for as many people as …Read More

Major Research Initiative

  The Scleroderma Society establishes a professorial Chair of Rheumatology at the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Postgraduate Medical School On Wednesday 16 November, Kim Fligelstone and Steve Holloway attended a graduation ceremony at The University of Bedfordshire where Professor Kuntal Chakravarty was conferred …Read More

NRAS impact on the Family Survey 2012

  NRAS want to hear from family members of those who have rheumatoid arthritis for our new survey – ‘Rheumatoid Arthritis: Impact on the Family’.  Rheumatoid arthritis often strikes in the prime of life and the impact on the family …Read More

Welcome to The EULAR Report 2011

               The EULAR Report 2011 The Annual European Congress of Rheumatology hosted by the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) is now recognized as the primary platform for rheumatology education and information exchange in the …Read More

World Network Conference 2011

  Equality in Healthcare – Bridging the gaps Beirut, October 2011 Held under the auspices of the Lebanese Ministry of Health, Lebanon was host to ‘The Bone and Joint Decade World Network Conference 2011’ which took place from October 14-16 …Read More