• NRAS launches new booklet: 'Medicines in Rheumatoid Arthritis'

    25 Apr 2017

    NRAS is delighted to unveil its latest initiative that will help those with the debilitating condition Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) understand more about the medicines that are used in the treatment and management of this incurable condition.

  • Burden of Rheumatoid Arthritis: a Socioeconomic Survey (BRASS)

    25 Apr 2017

    The University of Chester and HCD Economics in partnership with the NRAS have embarked on a comprehensive bottom-up burden of illness study to provide the community with per-patient societal costs; direct medical, direct non-medical and indirect costs.

  • NRAS launches informative Biosimilars video

    24 Apr 2017

    Alternatives to Biologic medicines will shake up Rheumatoid Arthritis sufferers’ treatment regimes. NRAS has launched a video at the 2017 Rheumatology conference by BSR to help RA sufferers understand upcoming potential changes to their medication.

  • A Tribute to Wendy Garwood (1966-2017)

    5 Apr 2017

    It is with great sadness that we share with you the very tragic news that Wendy Garwood, a past NRAS board member has passed away following a short illness. Naturally all of us at NRAS who worked with Wendy over the years are devastated by the loss and our sympathies and thoughts are with her husband Alan and her family at this difficult time.

  • Over 30 charity CEOs write to DWP about changes to Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

    17 Mar 2017

    On 15th March, the Chief Executives of over 30 charities and organisations (including NRAS) wrote an open letter to Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, Penny Mordaunt, urging her not to proceed with damaging changes to Personal Independence Payments.

  • No Phone Zone

    13 Mar 2017

    'no phone zone' is a concept created to stimulate discussion amongst like-minded individuals who are concerned about the potential negative impact that smartphone overuse could have in our homes

  • Real Humans of NRAS

    9 Mar 2017

    Yesterday marked International Women’s Day where we celebrate inspirational women everywhere, women such as our very own amazing Sharon Branagh.

  • Budget response - March 2017

    9 Mar 2017

    The Chancellor has announced an additional £2bn of funding over the next three years to support the social care system, along with measures to support health and care transformation.

  • Disability Benefits Consortium (DBC) reaction to government announcement on the Personal Independence Payment

    27 Feb 2017

    NRAS supports the response of The Disability Benefits Consortium (DBC) to the government announcement of changes to descriptors used in the assessment for the Personal Independence Payment. NRAS believes that the welfare system in this country is a safety net that we can be rightfully proud of, and we seek to help uphold its integrity and availability to those in need.

  • NRAS and 68 other charities call on Prime Minister for revised funding settlement in health and care

    15 Feb 2017

    Ailsa Bosworth MBE, CEO and founder of the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) was one of sixty-eight charity leaders to sign a joint letter to the Prime Minister calling for a revised funding settlement for health and care.