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 RHEUMAPS Study Can you help the University of Aberdeen’s Epidemiology group with their Nuffield Foundation study exploring the priorities for healthcare of people living with rheumatic and musculoskeletal disease (RMD) e.g. osteoarthritis, vasculitis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, gout, psoriatic arthritis, axial spondyloarthritis? The aim of this study is to understand the healthcare priorities of those living with […] Article NRAS Patient Experience Survey Results – May 2021 NRAS Patient Experience Survey Results – May 2021 Being diagnosed with a long-term condition such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) means that many decisions need to be made during the treatment pathway, particularly about the range of options that are available. Earlier this year, NRAS collaborated with medac Pharma and undertook a survey with RA patients to find out more about […] Video Facebook Live: Foot health Facebook Live: Foot health 25/08/2021 Iain McNicol and Dr Helen Branthwaite discuss your foot health. Article The reluctant CEO The reluctant CEO When in June 2019 I took over as NRAS CEO from founder Ailsa Bosworth, little did I know what was ahead for me. I was resistant, for quite some time, to even considering taking on the role of Chief Executive. I really didn’t feel qualified or knowledgeable enough or equipped with the […] Article Get involved in a new Exercise App As we know, incorporating exercise into your life can help alleviate RA and JIA symptoms and improve mental and emotional health. NRAS is one of the partners on a Virtual Community Rehabilitation (VCR) project led by Good Boost which will delivering support to those living with MSK conditions in the form of peer-led, virtual group […] 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!