26 Jun 2019
The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) has announced that Ailsa Bosworth MBE, the charity’s Founder and CEO, will be stepping down as CEO at the organisation’s AGM this week and taking on a new role as National Patient Champion. Clare Jacklin who has worked with Bosworth for the last 12 years will be taking over as CEO.
30 Apr 2019
The excessive workload for NHS rheumatology nurse specialists is compromising patient care, according to a new report released today.
15 Apr 2019
Frogmore House and Garden, the charming royal retreat set within Windsor Castle's magnificent Home Park, will open to the public on 28, 29 and 30 May 2019 as part of the annual charity garden open days. One of the three charities that will benefit from the proceeds of this year's open days is the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS).
9 Apr 2019
#WearPurpleForJIA is a campaign that was launched in 2015 by two JIA mums to raise much needed awareness and funds for children and young people living with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Join us and help make #WearPurpleforJIA even bigger and better!
5 Mar 2019
Today, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Amber Rudd, has announced that people over the age of state pension age with disabilities, such as rheumatoid arthritis, will no longer have to be reassessed for Personal Independence Payments (PIP) annually or every few years.
28 Feb 2019
Over the last few months, NRAS has asked its members and supporters to contact their MPs to raise various issues about the UK’s departure from the European Union and any impact this may have on people with RA and JIA.
22 Feb 2019
Ailsa Bosworth MBE, Chief Executive of the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society, has signed an open letter to the Prime Minister urging her to prevent the UK leaving the European Union without a negotiated deal.
18 Feb 2019
The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) is sad to hear of the passing of veteran Labour MP, Paul Flynn. Paul had rheumatoid arthritis (RA) for many years and had been confined to his home over the last few months due to the disease.
13 Feb 2019
The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society and the British Society for Rheumatology have issued a joint statement today on the subject of access to biologic/biosimilar medicines for people with RA who have ‘moderate’ disease.
9 Jan 2019
On 7th January 2019, the NHS Long Term Plan was released, which sets out objectives and strategies for the NHS in England over the next decade.