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 NRAS Rheum For Inclusion Member NRAS is currently seeking to recruit five new members for our Rheum for Inclusion board. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds, and are hoping to represent all the different geographical locations in the UK (including Wales, Scotland & Northern Ireland). We are also committed to our members being representative of region, age, religion, profession, […] Article Remote Monitoring in Rheumatoid Arthritis Project NRAS are supporting the following project. Please read and if interested get involved! You need to live in South London to take part and be a patient at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, or Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust. Do you live in south London and have experience […] Article Volunteers needed for a University of Birmingham Research Project The Rheumatology Research Group at the University of Birmingham are developing two videos for people who are considering whether or not to take part in a research study about Rheumatoid Arthritis. One video will be about what it’s like to take part in a clinical study/trial. The second will be about what it’s like to […] Video Facebook Live: Update on COVID-19 Vaccinations Facebook Live: Update on COVID-19 Vaccinations 26/05/2021 Clare Jacklin (NRAS CEO) is joined by Dr Lizzy MacPhie for an update on COVID-19 Vaccinations. Article Global Rheumatology Alliance COVID-19 Vaccine Survey If you are 18 years or older and have a rheumatic disease, please consider participating in this survey. You are eligible to take the survey whether or not you received the COVID-19 vaccine. GRA will not collect personal information such as name, email address, IP address, or other data that will make you easily identifiable. […] 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!