Physical branch meetings are currently cancelled due to COVID-19. However there are virtual activities being run by some branches. Please contact your local branch for more information.

We hope you find the information on these pages helpful. Our team is working tirelessly to provide up to date advice in relation to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic. Record numbers of people are now turning to NASS for support, and we hope to be here for everyone. Our helpline and advice service are only possible thanks to donations from people like you.

If you are able to make a donation to NASS today, we'd be so grateful.


Step forward for AS registration form

Step forward for AS will take place on Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 October.

Register today and we’ll send you a welcome pack and a free NASS t-shirt (and dog bandana if you are walking with a four-legged friend). We’ll also send you a message board to share your reasons for stepping forward for AS.

Step Forward for AS is a virtual challenge, which means you can take part wherever you are in the UK!  Step forward solo, with your dog, friends, family, or colleagues.  Set your own fundraising target, knowing that every penny you raise will help us raise awareness about the symptoms of axial SpA and provide support so that more people can live well the condition sooner.

If you don’t plan to fundraise, please consider a donation of £5 towards the cost of posting your t-shirt and/or dog bandana. NASS doesn’t receive any statutory funding, so we rely on the kindness of people like you to help to support our work and awareness about axial SpA. Thank you.

Step forward for AS Registration Form

  • Please note that we are unable to ship t-shirts or bandanas to addresses outside the UK.
    Please let us know if you would be keen to share your story to help raise awareness about axial SpA. By ticking yes or maybe, you aren't committing to do so, but you are agreeing for a member of our communications team to get in touch to discuss further.
    We'd love to keep in touch to tell you about our work, our fundraising activities and other ways you can get involved. You can change your mind any time. If you already hear from us, we will continue to contact you in the same way. If you don't already hear from us, please tick the box next to your communication preferences.
    Whilst fundraising in aid of NASS I will behave appropriately and respectfully. I will pay all funds raised to NASS no later than 1 month after the event. I agree to respect and strictly follow government guidelines around outdoor exercise whilst walking and maintain social distancing measures to ensure the safety of all people.