World Scleroderma Day Events

by Garreth

be-bright-be-blueWorld Scleroderma Day

The Scleroderma Society is holding a range of events to celebrate world Scleroderma Day 2014.

Be Bright, Be Blue – 27th to 29th June

Get involved this year and show your support for individuals diagnosed with scleroderma by joining our “Be Bright, Be Blue” campaign. Hold a fundraiser or just wear blue to show your support.

To find out more visit our Be Bright Be Blue page.


Educational Event – 3rd July

We will be hosting an educational event at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath in partnership with the Raynaud’s and Scleroderma Association.

The day will be patient-focused in the morning 09:00 – 13:30 and clinician/AHP-focused in the afternoon 14:00 – 17:00. The afternoon event is CME/CPD accredited and will be lead by Dr John Pauling.

To find out more and reserve your place visit the WSD Celebration page on our website.


Annual Conference – 19th July

This year the conference will be held at the Royal Free, London, from 12:00-17:00. We would be delighted for any members, patients, carers, health professionals or individuals with an interest in Scleroderma to attend.

The theme of the day will be ‘therapies’ and we are pleased to announce that Consultant Rheumatologist Professor Chris Denton, Specialist Registrar for Rheumatology Doctor John Pauling, Professor of Clinical Rheumatology Jaap Van Lar and Clinical Nurse Specialist Colin Beevor, will be joining us.

In addition to the sessions, we have confirmed an excellent variety of peripheral activities for the day. This includes Changing Faces’ skin camouflage team and the Royal Frees Therapies Team for complementary sessions on skin care.

To find out more and reserve your place visit the AGM Conference page.

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