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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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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Christmas cards now available in the shop

Send a message that matters this festive season with NASS Christmas cards! Choose from seven designs and show your support.

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)

Time to get your flu jab?

The flu vaccination is available every year to help protect adults and children at risk of flu and its complications

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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No holding us back

It’s enough of a challenge to reach your 50th parkrun milestone, but even more so when you achieve it while living with axial SpA (AS).

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Ben reaches boiling point

Ben and his friends carried a boiler up Mount Errigal to raise funds

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Angry gorilla

The gorilla in your house

Living with axial SpA (AS) is a bit like getting home to find there’s a gorilla in your house. This unwanted guest will cause problems in every part of your life, but there are a few ways you can try to deal with it

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Sandra's resolution success

Sandra cycled to success and smashed her New Year's Resolution

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Make new friends. Make a difference. Supporting our campaigns could transform axial SpA (AS) futures

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