NRAS joins new partnership to provide musculoskeletal services across central Sussex17 April 2014The NRAS team are delighted with this decision as it is a major opportunity to provide innovative patient supported self management services to people with early inflammatory arthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis in the area. The new MSK service aims to transform care for patients suffering with joint, bone and muscle pain across Brighton and Hove, Crawley, Horsham and Mid Sussex by tailoring care to the needs of the individual patient ensuring their treatment is joined up. Ailsa Bosworth, Chief Executive of the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society, said ‘We are delighted to be part of Sussex MSK Partnership’s successful bid to provide MSK services in central Sussex. We look forward to working collaboratively to deliver high quality services for people living with early inflammatory arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. This is an excellent opportunity for patient organisations to help shape patient care locally.