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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:

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

Day to Day Living with Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases conference 2016

Wednesday 21st September 201609:00 am – 4:00 pmMountbatten Centre, Alexandra Park, Portsmouth Portshosps 10th Birthday Conference“Taking Control of Your Arthritis and Connective Tissue Disease for the Future” You are invited to attend the Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Department of Rheumatology 10th annual patient and public conference. The day will include a series of talks given by consultants, ...Read More

Guest Blog: Looking back to move forward

by Colin Beevor, Matron and Service Manager, Musculoskeletal OPD Services They say “it’s good to talk” and after the inaugural ARMA Portsmouth Network Meeting, I would agree. Although leading up to the event you are always worried that you will not get the numbers turning out – I’ll say here that planning was the key ...Read More

Save the Date - Healthcare Professional Course, Hampshire

Wednesday 13th April 2016 – Tired of Being Tired – supporting patients with Fatigue associated to their Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases. Everyone gets tired from time to time. But when those living with arthritis and connective tissue diseases report excessive tiredness or fatigue it really can become disruptive to their daily life. Many people ...Read More

1st Portsmouth and District ARMA Network Meeting - Feb 2016

The Portsmouth and district ARMA Local Network, would like to invite you to its first networking event. The open meeting for musculoskeletal (MSK) Consultants, Nurses and Health Care Professionals will also be attended by representatives from National and Local Patient Organisations  to give the event a truly integrated and dynamic delegate group. Wednesday, 3rd February ...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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