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This is the page for the ARMA Local Network Group for Portsmouth.

Local Contact:
Colin Beevor

023 9228 6000 ext. 1495

Recent Portsmouth-related ARMA posts:

Rheumatoid Arthritis Game of Life 09/01/2018 - The timely, effective and responsive assessment and management of patients using the Patient Advice and Information Lines (PAIL) leads to improved quality of care and patient experience. Whilst a number of the Patient Advice and Information Line calls are related to clinical concerns, patients, family and carers often talk about other life events that may… ...
Rheumatology and Radiology Healthcare Professional Conference 04/01/2018 - "Back to Back" Back pain in Rheumatology Friday 20th April 2018 Venue: Village Hotel, Lakeshore Drive, Portsmouth PO6 3FR Join the Portsmouth Department of Rheumatology for the “Back to Back" Conference, where local and national experts will discuss the latest developments in rheumatological disorders with an emphasis on the use of radiological imaging to support… ...
Portsmouth Flare Rollercoaster workshop 04/01/2018 - Flare Roller Coaster for People Living with Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases The Next Rheumatology Flare Roller Coaster workshop will be held on Saturday 3rd February 2018, from 09:30 -13:00. Venue: Fracture Clinic - C Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham PO6 3LY Places are limited so please register early. To book your place or receive… ...
Portsmouth Department of Rheumatology dancing class 01/12/2017 - Fourteen patients and their partners and staff from the Department of Rheumatology are about to complete their 6-week ballroom class. Over the weeks they will have taken an additional 12,000 steps and exercised for around extra 5.5 hours. Claire Jeffries, Rheumatology Specialist, Physiotherapist and Hydrotherapy Manager, points out that there are many health benefits of… ...
DaM-it Arthritis Family Fun Day at Center Parcs Longleat 01/12/2017 - A fun-packed day for all On Sunday 22nd October 2017, the Department of Rheumatology staff hosted more than fifteen tables for children’s games and crafts – f rom Dominos, colouring to ghostly table lights, and homemade first aid kits – whilst Dads and Mums living with arthritis and connective tissues attended a number of short… ...
Portsmouth and South East Hampshire update 31/07/2017 - Read the Summer-Autumn 2017 update newsletter from the Department of Rheumatology at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, and the Portsmouth ARMA Network, which features: Events and conference details Flu and Pneumonia vaccination dates “No Time for Pain” Patient-Carer workshop - discussing strategies for managing chronic and persistent pain associated to your Arthritis and Connective Tissue Disease… ...

The aims of the local network are to:

– Monitor local service provision
– Identify and campaign on local service issues using the ARMA Standards of Care and other policy initiatives
– Provide a shared forum for service users, providers and planners


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