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.

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

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