Latest edition! ARMA Newletter | Arthritis & Musculoskeletal Alliance | January 2018

Latest edition! ARMA Newletter | Arthritis & Musculoskeletal Alliance | January 2018

“Harnessing a collective focus to transform MSK services”


CEO update: The NHS Long-Term Plan – it’s what happens next that matters

The first reference to musculoskeletal health comes early on, (para 1.17) but seems to be mostly about frailty and older people. Great, I thought as I read this, but MSK isn’t just about older people.


Excerpt from Sue Brown’s CEO update: Read more via the newsletter link button below

In this issue

Guest Blog:
Keep on personalising care
by Sarah Duncan, Head of Clinical Policy, NHS England

I learned that managing pain was less about giving a treatment to a passive recipient and more about collaborating and working with them.


Excerpt from’s Sarah’s guest blog – Keep on personalising care,
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Webinar:

Everything you wanted to know about setting up a Musculoskeletal Service but were afraid to ask!

Sign up for the webinar rescheduled for 15 February 2019 at 12.30 – 1.30pm
The rescheduled webinar on Friday 15 February 2019 describes the set-up of the Telford Musculoskeletal Service and some of the problems encountered along the way, with the solutions used.
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Member Posts

Versus Arthritis gives evidence to a Lords Committee about the social care needs of people with arthritis


Developments from the RCN Rheumatology Forum strategy meetings


RCN Rheumatology Forum workshop


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MSK services survey – Please let us know what is happening locally

MSK services survey – Please let us know what is happening locally

As part of our Clinical Networks Project, ARMA wants to find out what is happening to improve MSK services across England in order to see how we can best target our support for improvements.


Who are ARMA? >>>


The Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance (ARMA) is the umbrella body for the arthritis and musculoskeletal community in the UK, and our mission is to transform the quality of life of people with musculoskeletal conditions.

We have 40 member organisations ranging from specialised support groups for rare diseases to major research charities and national professional bodies.


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Sign up for the webinar rescheduled for 15 February 2019 at 12.30—1.30pmWebinar: Setting up a MSK Service

Everything you wanted to know about setting up a Musculoskeletal Service but were afraid to ask!
postponed from 5 October 2018, 12.30 – 1.30

Webinar: Setting up a MSK Service

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Heard about the new MSK Hub mskhub.org.uk ?

‘It’s a tool for sharing knowledge and collaboration, an online library of resources. If you know of reports, evidence, guidelines that should be posted, please let those authors and organisations know they can add content.’


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FibroFlutters – Support Group for people with Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain, EDS/Hypermobility, Mental health, Chronic fatigue/Me, Rare & others offering friendship, support & advice in Sunderland, NE UK and offering online support via our social media network, chronic illness portal, across the globe.


PLEASE NOTE: We are not medical professionals nor claim to be, and remember that you should always consult your doctor about any health problems and not use Dr Google, or rely on information that you may read online through 3rd parties.


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