Become a NASS trustee to make your voice heard

John Boyle recently announced that he would not stand for re-election at the AGM in York on Saturday 20 June 2015 after six fantastic years of service as a NASS trustee. NASS would like to thank John for all...


Get your new and updated NASS guides

We have updated the NASS guidebook. The updated 2015 version includes information on axial spondyloarthritis and new exercises. You can download your copy now. We will be able to send out hard copies of the guidebook after our move on...


Your opportunity to support research in Northern Ireland

Opportunity to join research advisory groups in Northern Ireland The Western Health and Social Care Trust (WHSCT) is inviting people with AS to come along to an information evening at the C-TRIC Building, Altnagelvin Hospital from 6.45pm to 8pm...


NASS Stoke on Trent Treasurer wins volunteer award!

NASS is pleased to announce and congratulate Geoff Lawton, NASS Stoke on Trent Treasurer, who has won a volunteer award for his work with the Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance (ARMA).  The 'Celebrating Excellence Awards' night was held by Staffordshire &...


Help save NHS Lothian hydrotherapy pools

Two of our NASS branches in Scotland could face losing access to their hydrotherapy pools.NASS Edinburgh and NASS West Lothian currently attend two of the three pools under threat of closure by NHS Lothian for regularly hydrotherapy. Regular hydrotherapy...


Great turn out at Bristol AS awareness evening!

NASS and UH Bristol NHS Foundation Trust worked together to host an AS Awareness evening on Tuesday to gather interest for re-launching the NASS Bristol branch that once ran for over 25 years. The evening was a success with...


Ankylosing Spondylitis Team wins Highly Commended at Lincolnshire Awards 2015

The United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trusts held their Staff Awards 2015 on 19 March. It is with great pleasure that NASS can announce that the Ankylosing Spondylitis Team based at Lincoln County Hospital received the Highly Commended Award in the...


Walk your AS off in May

Walk Your AS Off runs from 1 May 2015 to 31 May 2015. The aim is to: Improve your AS and fitness through walking each day Raise awareness of AS among your friends and colleagues Raise money for NASS How...


NASS York storm the city walls

Well done and congratulations to NASS York who took on 20 laps of the city walls this weekend and raised a whopping £1,300 for their branch. Branch members and their physiotherapists completed their challenge this Saturday and were blown away...