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NASS educate GPs on AS

NASS have worked in partnership with the British Society for SpondyloArthritis (BRITSpA) to sponsor an eLearning course on ankylosing spondyloarthritis (axial spondyloarthritis) (AS) on the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) website. The course aims to educate GPs about AS. It was authored by Dr Karl Gafffney, consultant rheumatologist at the...


It'll be a wheely great weekend for NASS!

An awesome foursome will hop on their bikes for NASS this weekend - join us in wishing them the best of luck! The Prudential RideLondon 100 is back for another year, and we're very excited to have a team of two taking it on. NASS member David Carter (right) has lived...


Jam with NASS at Reggae on the Lawn!

We're excited to announce that NASS is an official partner of a brand new event this summer - Reggae on the Lawn! Taking place on 20 August, Reggae on the Lawn will be fun-filled day for all the family, featuring a concert full of leading reggae artists, food stalls...


NASS chosen as Chairman's Charity

We are delighted to announce that we have been selected as on of the Chairman's Charities for East Lindsey District Council. As one the Chairman's Charities, NASS will benefit from the council's fundraising events throughout the year. These include staff fundraising days, quiz nights and afternoon teas. Our partnership...


New Guide to Biologic Therapy

We have a new guide to biologic therapy We have updated our guide to anti TNF therapy and our new guide to biologic therapy includes information on anti TNF therapy and anti IL 17A.  You can download the guide or use the page-turner version below. Printed copies of the guide will...


Back Pain Plus - a campaign update

In 2016 we launched our Back Pain Plus project, aimed at ophthalmologists, dermatologists and gastroenterologists, highlighting the connection between inflammatory back pain plus uveitis, psoriasis and inflammatory bowel disease. The main goal of this campaign is to get an increase in appropriate referals to rheumatology to help reduce the 8.5...


Grab a team and go Eco for NASS!

We're delighted to be an official charity partner for a brand new event, the Leeds Eco Trail Trekker! Taking place on Sunday 15 October, the Leeds Eco Trail Trekker will be the first UK fitness and family festival, encouraging participatnts to walk, jog or run a 10k or 30k...


Pregnancy and AS

Give us your views Based in the UK, have AS and are currently pregnant or had a baby in the last 5 years? We'd love you to take part in this short online survey. It won't take any longer than 20 minutes. It covers your views and experiences of...


My AS diagnosis gave me back my life

Meet Jean Morton, a NASS Member, who I had the pleasure of meeting at our recent Members’ Day in Sheffield.  ‘My AS diagnosis gave me back my life.’ These are the inspirational words from Jean a very active NASS Member, Trustee and Chairperson of the Glasgow Gartnavel branch. Having had...


Prescription Charges - Still Paying the Price report

The Prescription Charge Coalition report Still Paying the Price was released on 29 June. The report offers evidence that people with long term conditions in England are suffering detrimental consequences to their health due to paying for their prescriptions. The key findings are: 88% require on average two or...


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