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Awesome foursome tackle challenges for NASS

This May Bank Holiday weekend sees four fantastic members of Team NASS tackle a trio of challenges, all to raise awareness of AS! Sisters Ursa and Sula Richardson take on the daunting 100km London-Brighton walk. Sula has AS, and the walk will be a testing challenge for them both, but...


Meet a NASS Member

An afternoon with Gillian Gillian is the first person I have ever met with ankylosing spondylitis (AS). To say it was an informal meeting is an underestimation. The whirlwind that is Gillian came straight up to me in the NASS office sat on my desk and introduced herself and...


Bognor & Worthing AS information day

NASS Bognor Regis and NASS Worthing are holding an information day on Saturday 3 June. The event will take place at Yapton and Ford Village Hall from 11am until 3pm. It's the perfect opportunity to meet other people with AS while learning more about AS and how best to manage it. The programme...


NASS Sheffield to launch 6 June

We are delighted to announce that NASS Sheffield will be launching this June. The evening will begin with short talks from Dr Lisa Dunkley (rheumatologist) and Zoe Cox (physiotherapist) plus a Q&A session with both.  We will also having a taster gym session, so bring your gym kit and be...


Disability Benefit Cuts - sign our open letter

NASS is joining forces with the other members of the Disability Benefits Consortium in a bid to make our voices heard on disability benefits in the run up to the General Election. We are urging no more cuts to disability benefits in an open letter to all party leaders...


NICE Spondyloarthritis Guideline

NASS has sucessfully campaigned for NICE to produce guidelines on spondyloarthritis Debbie Cook, Chief Executive at NASS has been a member of the Guideline Development Group working with NICE for over two years, particularly giving the patients’ perspective.  The Guideline was issued at the end of February 2017.  NASS will...


Walk Your AS Off 2017

Walk Your AS Off is now in it's 6th year! Walk Your AS Off is a community organisation which runs a virtual walk for people with AS every year. Virtual means you walk where you live and work without the need to attend an event. Walkers improve their health while raising awareness...


Join the party with NASS Up North!

Inspired by our Fab At 40 Party last year, NASS Derby are hosting their very own NASS Up North Party - and you're all invited! The event will be held on Saturday 7 October at Kedleston Park Golf Club. There will be a drinks reception, followed by a fantastic three...


NASS Members' Day 2017

Join NASS for Members’ Day 2017 in Sheffield This year Members Day will be held on 17 June at Bramall Lane, Sheffield, the home of Sheffield United Football Club.  To book please complete the form at the bottom of this page and then visit the NASS shop to pay the...


Sent home with an unstable spinal fracture

Dr Linda Dykes, Consultant in Emergency Medicine has co-produced a blog with NASS Member Gareth Dwyer. It highlights the risk of unusual, spontaneous and dangerous fractures in AS that may occur with minimal or no trauma. The blog talks very honestly about Gareth's unsatisfactory visit to the Emergency Department,...

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