RCN Rheumatology Forum conference: date announced

The next RCN Rheumatology Forum conference will be held in the City of Edinburgh. The theme is ‘Leading the Way’ and more details will be announced soon via the following link: event details

We will be offering a varied programme, ideal opportunities for networking and an interesting exhibition. The conference is aimed at any nurses/AHP’s who have an interest in Rheumatology, with sessions for both the novice and experienced practitioner, so please save the date: 21-22 February 2013.  Come and join us!

Update of subcutaneous methotrexate guidelines

These valuable guidelines have been in use for some years now. The Forum have developed a task and finish group lead by Lisa Howie, Rheumatology Practitioner from Wales, to look at these in details. It is hoped that the updated document will be published next April in time for BSR/BHPR.

Telehealth/use of multimedia for patient care

The RCN have published a number of documents on how to best use technology in patient care. This includes the use of telephone advice lines, text messaging and telehealth. These are available via the link here.

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