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-management Symptoms and Causes Treatment Work and BenefitsSelect resource type… Article Publication Video Clear All Article Vaccine perceptions in inflammatory conditions Why did we do this study? The immune system protects the body from infection, it attacks germs and helps keep us healthy. In the UK, around one in fifty adults have a condition where the immune system is too active and mistakenly attacks parts of the body. This can cause damage to the joints, gut, […] Article 6 top tips for controlling seasonal allergies 6 top tips for controlling seasonal allergies Blog by Victoria Butler Many people with RA tell us their joint pains lessen in the warmer weather, but if you are one of the approximately 16 million people in the UK who suffer from hay fever you will also be aware that warmer weather brings with it […] Publication Emotional Health & Well-being Matters Publication Blood Matters Article Vulnerable Persons Policy What is a vulnerable person? We recognise that some of the people we engage with through our fundraising activities may not always have the capacity to fully understand the nature of the donation they are being asked to make to NRAS or the consequences of making that donation. An individual who finds it difficult to immediately […] 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!