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...


Join NASS for a Halloween Spooktacular!

  Support NASS this Halloween (Friday 31 October) at two terrifying challenges through the deserted streets of London! Sign up for the Halloween Moonride or the Halloween Hike to discover a more frightening side of one of the World's...


NASS members in the news

Some of our NASS members have been working hard at raising awareness of AS and funds for NASS this summer by approaching their local newspaper. Thanks go to Ironman Stuart Blake whose uplifting story appeared in the East London and West...


7th Annual AStretch Conference

Calling all physiotherapists, nurses, podiatrists and any other health professional working with ankylosing spondylitis patients: the 7th annual AStretch Conference will take place in Birmingham on Saturday 22 November. The theme this year is 'Exercise and Education: are we...


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....


WALK IT, JOG IT or RUN IT 2015!

Following on from the success of this year's events, the dates for the 2015 London2Brighton Challenge and Grand Union Challenge have been announced, and next year will be bigger and better than ever! London2Brighton Challenge 2015 This year's event...


Arthritis Research UK Launch New Public Health Report

NASS Chief Executive Debbie Cook attended last week's launch of Arthritis Research UK's (ARUK) report on Musculoskeletal health - a public health approach, which aims to shift the focus from musculoskeletal disease to musculoskeletal health across all areas with...


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...


Edgar Stene Prize 2015

EULAR is delighted to announce the launch of the 2015 Edgar Stene Prize. The prize is given annually to the writer of the best essay from submissions all around Europe by people living with a musculoskeletal condition, including ankylosing...


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...