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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:

PortsHosp Funky Gloves Day - Department of Rheumatology

The Department of Rheumatology at Portsmouth Hospitals Trust are looking for nimble-fingered knitters to get out the needles and wool and craft us some Funky Gloves. If knitting’s your passion, you could help to create some little amazing funky gloves for our Glove Sale on Wednesday 1st February 2017. The event will be part of ...Read More

New Self-Management Event in Southampton

SME Southampton Arthritis Action will be holding a new, two-day Self-Management Event on 14th and 15th February 2017, in Southampton. We aim to help our attendees take control of the symptoms of their arthritis, covering topics such as: The impact of physical therapies How you can best manage your pain The benefits of exercise and ...Read More

Portsmouth Rheumatology Winter Newsletter

The Winter newsletter from the Department of Rheumatology, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, is out now. It includes: tips and advice for keeping well; introducing new consultants; details of awards; a carer resource pack; drug documentation; fatigue advice; and the calendar of local events. Click here to open the newsletter. [PDF, 931 KB] Getting to Grips ...Read More

Bone Health and Osteoporosis - Time for Action Conference

“Bone Health and Osteoporosis Linked in” event for healthcare professionals Wednesday 21st June 2017, Portsmouth. The conference – is the only event dedicated to exploring all aspects of Bone Health and Osteoporosis Management in the Portsmouth and Hampshire region; will feature a mix of lectures related to bone health, fracture reduction and osteoporosis management; will ...Read More

Do you look after someone who has Arthritis or Connective Tissue Diseases?

Many family members, friends and neighbours do not recognise themselves as carers because they see their role as being a spouse, partner, sibling, parent, child, friend or neighbour. They are doing what comes naturally – caring for someone who needs them. Each caring situation, carer and cared-for person is unique: there is no such thing ...Read More

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The aims of the local network are to:

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– 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


How Can You Help

  • By providing representation on the Portsmouth ARMA’s Local Network, contributing to the network campaigns and events.
  • By publicising ARMA and our events and meetings in your organisation.

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