National Axial Spondyloarthritis Society

NASS is the only charity in the UK dedicated to transforming axial SpA (AS) care in the UK by building awareness, improving care and empowering the community. On 1 November we re-launched our charity as the National Axial Spondyloarthritis Society.

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People Sally Helpline

By your side

We're here to help, with information on medication, self-management, benefits and more, from an understanding community

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Every Patient, Every Time

NASS knows that not everyone in the UK gets the same standard of care for their axial SpA (AS) – that’s why we've launched our new campaign Every Patient, Every Time

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Aspiring to Excellence teams

NASS announces the first six hospitals to join its Aspiring to Excellence programme

On 16th November, NASS celebrated the six winners of the first ever Aspiring to Excellence awards during a ceremony at the NASS Voices London event.

NASS guidebook covers

New guides to living with axial SpA (AS)

To celebrate our re-launch as the National Axial Spondyloarthritis Society we have a whole new range of guides for people living with axial spondyloarthritis (axial SpA) including ankylosing spondylitis (AS)

Cases of flu and norovirus are on the rise

Find out more about flu and norovirus and what you can do to lower your risk and manage these conditions

Your stories

Determined, brave and sometimes quirky, our inspiring supporters show us so many ways to get involved. But often, there's a painful reality behind the smile

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Alex's journey to diagnosis

Alex's journey to diagnosis was long and painful but he finally found a diagnosis when his osteopath suggested a referral to rheumatology.

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Rachel's story

Rachel made the change from teaching RE to Karate and talks about how it has helped her live with Axial Spondyloarthritis.

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Kathy's Story

How Woking & Weybridge branch came together to continue their hydrotherapy.

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Stuart's story

After being diagnosed with axial spondyloarthritis, Stuart found that a change in lifestyle and work helped him manage the condition.

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