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.

Birmingham Arthritis Resource Centre RCN Award

Innovations in Rheumatology Rheumatoid Arthritis Award CARE, which links hospital-based Rheumatology services with the Birmingham Arthritis Resource Centre won the Nursing Standard Nurse Award for Innovations in Rheumatology Arthritis Category. The Collaborative South Asian Resource and Education (CARE) network in …Read More

  NASS welcomes the NICE provisional decision on new ankylosing spondylitis treatment   The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has provisionally recommended use of the drug golimumab (Simponi). This draft guidance means that this treatment may soon …Read More

The Walk for Skin

  Once again The Scleroderma Society is supporting the Walk for Skin programme organised by The British Skin Foundation. Many members have greatly enjoyed these walks in previous years and they can be a lovely day out for all the …Read More

Position Statement on prescribing of biological therapies in adults with JIA

  BSPAR/BSR Position Statement on prescribing of biological therapies in adults with JIA    This statement relates to the use of biological agents in adults with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and has been jointly prepared by representatives from the BSR …Read More

Portsmouth: Day to Day – Living with Arthritis event

People from Portsmouth and the surrounding areas are invited to the third annual Day to Day – Living with Arthritis event, organised by Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust. The event, at the Mountbatten Centre in Portsmouth on Wednesday 6 October 2011, …Read More