Arthritis in WalesThis is the page for the ARMA Network for North Wales.

Other Local Networks:
Portsmouth
Stoke-on-Trent
Scotland

Local Contact:
Steve Mack-Smith
NWARMA Chairperson and convenor
nwarma2007@gmail.com

The North Wales ARMA Network Group, founded in January 2007, meets quarterly utilising SKYPE. The Group welcomes the participation of nominated representatives from ARMA organisations as well as organisations relevant to the MSK community.

Please contact Chairperson Steve Mack- Smith at the email above for further details.

Read the Terms of Reference document [pdf] to learn more about the Group’s purpose, objectives and procedures.

Signposting Services
BCU Health Board & North Wales ARMA

Since 2013, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCU HB) and the North Wales ARMA Network Group (NW ARMA) have been collaborating on a number of projects:-

Arthritis & Musculoskeletal Conditions – Information Signposting webpage

This was initially launched by the BCU HB Chairman, Dr Peter Higson, in September 2015 – a Signposting webpage with links to provide a wealth of support information relevant to the MSK community.

The page has been updated recently and is now hosted on the BCU Health Board website.

Joint Service Advisory Group

The BCU HB Musculoskeletal Services Joint Service Advisory Group had its inaugural meeting in November 2016 and meets quarterly. Read the Terms of Reference document [pdf] for details of the Group’s remit, membership and responsibilities.

Other documents of interest:

Welsh Government: Living with Persistent Pain in Wales [pdf] April 2019, Byw â Phoen Ddi-baid yng Nghymru [pdf]