• NRAS Greater Manchester Campaigns Network

    15 Jul 2016

    DevoManc is the informal name for a serious project in Greater Manchester. The devolution (passing down) of power and responsibility to a directly elected mayor and local government officials is a radical realignment of how decisions will be made.

  • Can you share your experience of the impact of your RA/JIA on work?

    14 Jul 2016

    [01 Sep 2016] Please note we are no longer accepting submissions for this event.

  • A fresh government

    13 Jul 2016

    Today we welcome the announcement of a new Prime Minister, Theresa May. A fresh cabinet and newly appointed ministers is always a welcome opportunity for renewed engagement and a chance to make the case for people living with RA or JIA.

  • Getting Started..

    8 Jul 2016

    An introductory blog by Sam who has recently joined NRAS as a Policy and Public Affairs Intern.

  • RA Awareness Week 2016 Highlights

    5 Jul 2016

    Take a look at the highlights from this year's Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week.

  • Thank you Lorraine

    29 Jun 2016

    We take this opportunity to thank one of our most faithful staff members, Lorraine, who has worked with NRAS since its beginning.

  • The EU Referendum

    27 Jun 2016

    Several days have now passed since the vote to leave the European Union and the dust is yet to settle. The referendum has had a major impact on the political landscape and we will, of course, work within the new context as it evolves.

  • National Audit participants’ case studies required

    27 Jun 2016

    An audit in England & Wales was commissioned by the Health Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) and 6,354 patients were part of the first year’s audit. Soon the 2nd year’s audit results will be publicised and NRAS has been asked to identify people who took part in the study.

  • North East NRAS Group Volunteers host event in support of RA Awareness Week

    16 Jun 2016

    The North East NRAS Group of volunteers are hosting an event in support of RA Awareness Week at the Peach Charity Shop in Newburn Riverside.

  • A Spotlight on Depression and RA

    15 Jun 2016

    This week is RA Awareness Week (13th-19th June) which aims to raise awareness of all aspects of the disease, including co-morbidities such as mental health and depression. Depression is one of the most common co-morbidities for people living with long term physical conditions.