Corporate Supporters

Annual Corporate Membership

The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) is the only patient-led organisation in the UK specialising in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). Due to its targeted focus on RA and JIA, NRAS provides truly expert and wide-ranging services to support, educate and campaign for people living with these complex autoimmune conditions, their families and the health professionals who treat them.

Our vision is: Life without limits for all those with RA or JIA, with the underpinning mission: Changing minds, services and lives.

NRAS strives for this by enabling the RA and JIA community to thrive by providing access to:

  • Support
  • Expert knowledge
  • Engagement
  • Campaigning
  • Research

All of which is informed by those living with these complex and currently incurable auto-immune conditions.

Underpinning all five mission goals will be our commitment to:

  • Improving equality and equity of access to best care across the UK
  • Providing and promoting the best supported self-management resources for those living with RA or JIA
  • Harnessing digital solutions to meet the changing requirements of the individual and the NHS
  • Analysing the impact of our services to better inform our future plans
  • Ensuring the sustainability of the charity and its services by investigating opportunities for longer term engagement with funders and some paid-for NRAS services
  • Investing in the continuous development of NRAS staff, volunteers, ambassadors, and Trustees ensuring we maintain the highest level of expertise and knowledge to support our beneficiaries and govern the organisation.

NRAS Corporate Members are very important to the charity in both raising awareness of these diseases and the work we do, as well as contributing to the funding of our work.

NRAS has developed this Corporate Membership scheme to help businesses demonstrate their commitment to supporting the MSK community and in particular RA and JIA. The funds generated will allow the Society to continue to play an important role in supporting, educating and advocating at all levels for all those affected by these diseases.

Benefits of Corporate Membership

  • Reinforce your reputation as a socially responsible organisation, sending positive messages to your customers, staff, suppliers and the communities in which you operate.
  • Fulfilling Corporate Social Responsibility and a way to demonstrate your company values, commitment to staff, customers, suppliers and stakeholders.
  • Improve employee engagement and satisfaction – employees unite around a cause and are better motivated and more productive.
  • Notification of NRAS external events.
  • Copy of the NRAS Magazine (NewsRheum) containing latest information on treatments, research, activity in the MSK field and an update on NRAS’s activities.
  • Receive a copy of the NRAS Annual Review, summarising the year’s achievements, plans for the coming year and showing who our corporate partners are.
  • Company logo to be displayed on the NRAS stand at the annual British Society for Rheumatology conference.
  • Opportunity for NRAS to host a 10-question survey on your behalf, reaching tens of thousands of people living with MSK conditions. This can support your company’s insight into patient unmet needs or trial design, or any other topic you wish to explore.

How you Help NRAS

  • Helping fund our services and core costs which provides access to support, expert knowledge, engagement, campaigning and research to achieve our vision of ‘Life without limits for those living with RA or JIA’ by changing minds, services and lives.
  • Raising awareness of both RA/JIA and the work NRAS does.
  • Helping to widen our supporter base and potentially attract people to take part in challenges and fundraising activity.
  • Encouraging collaborative working across industry and patient organisations.


Corporate Membership is £12,600 +VAT pa

We are very grateful for the support of the following companies:

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