26 March 2019 | NASS delivers inaugural meeting of the first ever APPG on axial spondyloarthritis
Last week saw a momentous event for people living with axial SpA (AS) in the UK, when NASS held the inaugural meeting of the first ever all-party parliamentary group (APPG) specifically for AS. Parliamentarians, policy makers, clinicians, healthcare commissioners and NASS members and staff came together to identify and address concerns about AS care.
19 March 2019 | NASS forms first ever all-party parliamentary group for axial spondyloarthritis
The delay to diagnosis for axial spondyloarthritis is 8.5 years, and parliamentarians are coming together for the first time on 19 March to put into action plans to reduce this dramatically.
22 February 2019 | Working in partnership – plans announced
Plans for our work with the Institute of Osteopathy and Royal College of Chiropractors to help reduce the delay to diagnosis have been announced for 2019.
10 January 2019 | The NHS publishes its Long-Term Plan
On 7 January 2019 NHS England published its long-term plan for the NHS. It sets ambitious targets to reduce deaths from illnesses such as heart disease and dementia and makes commitments to improve care in areas including cancer and mental health.