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NASS Members' Day 2017

Join NASS for Members’ Day 2017 in Sheffield NASS are heading to the ‘Steel City’, as we take our ever popular Members’ Day to Sheffield.  As many of you did last year to celebrate NASS’ 40th birthday we hope you can join us again in 2017. The event will take...


NASS Research Fund returns for 2017

We are delighted to announce that the NASS Research Fund is back for 2017. We are calling on for applications to the fund which has been running since 2015, with funding awarded to 6 projects so far. Download an application form Download information for applicants The closing date for applications...


We've written to the Prime Minister

NASS is one of 69 charlties that have written to the Prime Minister this week ahead of the Spring Budget 2017. The letter was put together by National Voices, a coalition of health and social care charities campaigning for person centred care, meaing that people are in control of...


Job Vacancy with ASIF

The Ankylosing Spondylitis International Federation (ASIF) are looking for a Board Assistant. ASIF is the international body for AS. It includes AS patient groups from around the world. The aims of ASIF are: An exchange of information and experiences among the member societies Co operation in international research projects Support...


BSR updates position statement on biosimilars

The British Society for Rheumatology have revised their position statement on biosimilar medications used in rheumatology. While BSR acknowledge that every new biosimilar agent will have undergone a stringent comparison against the reference medicine taking into account safety and efficacy, they note some doubts of the strength of the evidence. For example, clinical...


Beat the winter blues with this 2 for 1 deal!

Get fit in the New Year and sign up for an Action Challenge - and a friend can join you for free! Set across the UK, the Action Challenge series is a fantastic way take part in a unique event, see beautiful parts of the UK and help improve...


Top tips for keeping active in the winter

So, the days are drawing in, it’s chilly and you are getting busier and busier in the run up to Christmas. Add pain, stiffness and fatigue to that and it’s very tempting to hang up your exercise gear and hibernate. Don’t! You will feel better physically and mentally if you...


Ankylosing Spondylitis Register

The British Society for Rheumatology (BSR) Biologics Register for AS patients was set up in 2012 The register has now been running for 4 years and the investigators are able to use the register to look at the impact of AS on patients’ lives both in terms of the...


Cannock Chase battle The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

Cannock Chase Hospital has informed the local NASS group that they will be charged private hire fees for use of their hydrotherapy pool meaning that the group will cease to exist. The Cannock Chase branch of NASS has been meeting at the hospital for over twenty years. Ankylosing spondylitis...


NASS becomes charity partner of Spine Race

We are delighted to announce that NASS will be the official charity partner of MONTANE® Spine® Fusion and Flare events in June 2017. New for 2017, the MONTANE Flare and Fusion races are summer versions of the iconic MONTANE Spine Race - a 268 mile, non-stop winter challenge encompassing the entire...

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