Research 01. How NRAS supports research From conducting our own research about the impact of RA on people’s lives to assisting third-party researchers, academics and professionals – we support research in a number of ways. Read more 02. Current research Find out about the research projects we are currently supporting. Read more 03. Get involved in research NRAS is committed to improving a broad range of outcomes for the RA community. In achieving these aims we work on a number of separate but entwined strategies covering issues such as policy reform, the develop of self-management resources, providing support and help to people experiencing health, social and psychological issues related to their RA. Take part 04.Research outcomes It is important that the full loop occurs when it comes to research, its not just taking part it is also finding out the results. Within this section you will find research outcomes Read more 05. For researchers NRAS is open to supporting a wide variety of institutions and commercial organisations with their research via various means of recruitment, focus groups, promotion of research and production of surveys. Read more What's Happening News, 13 May Update on COVID-19 Vaccine All patients with RA are encouraged to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. This includes people taking Disease Modifying Anti Rhematic Drugs such as methotrexate, sulfasalazine, leflunomide and hydroxychloroquine and/or advanced therapies such as biologics, biosimilars and JAK inhibitors. The only potential exception is for those on rituximab for which it is recommended to have a consultation […] News, 21 Sep Covid Choices survey results 1 in 3 people delay medical care in COVID-19 pandemic. Lack of information drives on-going fear of attending appointments. Patients need clear, consistent information about COVID-19 safety measures before going to hospital and GP appointments, according to a public survey led by the Patient Information Forum (PIF). 21/09/2020 More than 800 people responded to the […] Get all the latest news and events straight to your inbox with our regular email. Don't worry, we won't send you spam! Sign up Search for resources Try searching our resource hub to find the articles, videos, tools and publications most helpful for you. I am… Employer Health Professional Someone with RASelect topic… About NRAS COVID-19 Diagnosis and Monitoring Diet and Exercise Family Planning Healthcare professionals Other Conditions RA Stories Research Self Care Symptoms and Causes Treatment Work and BenefitsSelect resource type… Article Publication Video Clear All Article The Frustrations of knowing the benefits of exercise and good sleep in inflammatory arthritis, when you can’t do it and sleep constantly evades you The Frustrations of knowing the benefits of exercise and good sleep in inflammatory arthritis, when you can’t do it and sleep constantly evades you Blog by Ailsa Bosworth MBE I’m normally a glass half full, optimistic person and I still am in spite of the rant I’m about to have! However, listening to Dr. Michael […] Article HCP Only – GRA physician registry: COVID-19 cases after vaccination The GRA physician registry is now focusing on patients who develop COVID-19 after their vaccination. If you have these patients, GRA would deeply appreciate if you could take a moment to enter their clinical information. We anticipate that it will take about 10 minutes per patient. You can use the same on-line physician registry portal to […] Article Guidance for lay executors A step by step guide 1. Get a copy of the Will and check it is valid Most people keep a copy of their Will at home or with their solicitors. It is important to check the Will you have is the most recent version. A solicitor will be able to advise if the Will is […] Article EULAR Recommendations on self-management in Inflammatory Arthritis For the last 2.5 years, our National Patient Champion, Ailsa Bosworth, has been the Convenor together with Consultant Rheumatologist (King’s), Elena Nikiphorou, of a EULAR Taskforce to develop recommendations on the implementation of strategies for health professionals in inflammatory arthritis. A multidisciplinary taskforce of 18 members from 11 European countries was convened. A systematic review […] Article Rheumatology consultations during COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has seen organisations of all shapes, sizes and purposes, adapting to changes brought on by the virus. The National Health Service (NHS) is no different and has found itself undergoing dramatic changes, at pace, in its service provision. One of the major changes introduced very rapidly when the pandemic struck, was the move from […] Load more ↓ Help support others Because of your generous donations NRAS will continue to be there for everyone affected by RA. MonthlySinglePay in Funds £3£8£15Other £18.74£41.44£165.75Other £50£100£500Other Donate now!