Resource Latest COVID-19 updates All NRAS updates on COVID-19 will be included in this section. This will include updates on NRAS and what we are doing about the COVID-19 pandemic and more general updates from leading health organisations on the latest information and advice for RA patients. Print News, 31 Aug The OCTAVE study results The OCTAVE study results were released on 24 August 2021 and we realise that the initial headlines could cause concern and worry. The study looked at vaccine response of those who are ‘immuno-compromised’ which includes a very wide range of people at varying levels of immune-compression. What the study has shown is that compared to people […] News, 19 Jul Update on COVID-19 restrictions As England prepares for so called ‘Freedom day’ on Monday 19 July there are many grave concerns about the level of restrictions being lifted. We strongly recommend and urge people to continue to wear face coverings on public transport, inside public premises and especially in healthcare settings. This is essential to keep people safe and […] Article Guidance for NRAS groups on resuming in-person events Guidance on when NRAS groups may choose to resume face to face meetings (at their own risk and dependent on the profile of their members/the location/the activity) Article Information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) Commonly asked questions about government guidelines and vaccines.