This Bone and Joint Week, 12-20 October 2019, what can you do to promote MSK health? Whether you’re a commissioner, transformation lead, GP or health professional, find resources on this page for improving musculoskeletal health.

Everyone –
Sign up to our free, monthly e-newsletter; check out the recordings of our webinars; See the documents, Musculoskeletal health: 5 year prevention strategic framework, Musculoskeletal health: Applying All our Health, and Public Health England’s website for infographics.

If you work for a CCG, STP, ICS, PCN –
Ensure you commission the ARMA core offer to meet the requirements of the long term plan for MSK. Watch the ARMA/NHSE Good practice webinars. See the National Back Pain Pathway.

MSK healthcare professionals –
Support good self-management by asking about psychological wellbeing at every appointment and making sure patients know about peer support from patient groups.

GPs and other non MSK specialist healthcare professionals –
Ask about bone and joint health, reinforce preventative messages and know the signs of less common MSK conditions. See the resources e.g. RCGP e-learning modules, and toolkits for less common MSK conditions.

If you work in Public Health – make MSK health a priority in what you do. See the document Musculoskeletal health: 5 year prevention strategic framework and Public Health England’s website for infographics.

Employers
Business in the community/Public Health England/ARMA toolkit.

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