Reading goes head over heels for IBP

The Don't Turn Your Back On It campaign came to Broad Street, Reading on Saturday 19 July 2014 to raise awareness of inflammatory back pain and the impact it can have on people's lives. A group of acrobats performed at the event to bring...


NASS Northampton interviewed on local radio

The fantastic Jill Russell from NASS Northampton has been interviewed with Victoria, Senior Physiotherapist, on BBC Radio Northampton. It's a great interview and you can listen to it for the next 6 days. The interview starts 15 minutes into the...


Huw Irranca-Davies, MP, talks AS in the Daily Mail

Huw Irranca-Davies, MP, has shared his AS story in the Daily Mail. He hopes the story of his delayed diagnosis will encourage others to get their back pain checked out by their GP. If you have had back pain...


Gerry Takes on Eleven Events for NASS

Gerry Takes on ELEVEN Events for NASS Gerry Dance aka the Morph Man (pictured left) has competed in many endurance challenges for the National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society (NASS) over the years, but he has really raised the bar for...


Diagnosed less than 18 months? Join us for AS & You

If you have been diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis or axial spondyloarthritis in the last 18 months, we would like to invite you to join us at our AS & You events. This is your chance to learn more about...


NASS Trustee Dr Andrew Keat to row the Thames for NASS

Dr Andrew Keat, Consultant Rheumatologist at the Northwick Park Hospital, and a team of 20 - 30 members from the London Rowing Club are planning to support NASS and row from Lechlade to Putney in a 150 mile challenge....


Challenge yourself this summer for NASS

Fancy a challenge this summer? Support NASS at some of the UK's most gruelling and exciting challenges this summer and help NASS continue our great work in supporting people with ankylosing spondylitis (AS).  Since April 1976 NASS, the only...


Aged 18-35 and want to make a difference?

EULAR (European League Against Rheumatism)  is the organisation which represents the patient, health professional and scientific societies of rheumatology of all the European nations. EULAR is running 2 year project which is exploring the experiences, needs and expectations of young people with a...


Live in England? Give us your views

NICE are reviewing the anti TNF guidelines for ankylosing spondylitis. NASS have been asked to get involved as a patient organisation, so we want to ask YOUR views. NASS worked with NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) on the...


Thank you for giving your views on a new medication for Wales

The All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG) contacted NASS about a new medication for AS and axial spondyloarthritis. They asked us to share the views of people living in Wales on whether this new medication should be made available so we asked...