Are you over 45, have RA, (female/male) and were diagnosed before you were 45? If so, please take part in this poll. Tick all that apply
EmmaS-NRASa year agoPOPULAR
If you are on biologic treatment we want to know if and how you are being possibly switched to a biosimilar. Tick all that apply.
Shivam-NRAS2 years agoPOPULAR
What would you like to see as the main theme for RA Awareness Week 2017?
Which three things would matter most to you about access to a rheumatology service?
If your biologic was switched to a cheaper but equally good/safe drug to save money for NHS, what would be most important for you to know?
We’d like to know about your relationship with your GP relating to your RA
Please select all that apply
Beverley-NRAS3 years agoPOPULAR
Salford University are re-developing their training for podiatrists. What attributes should a podiatrist have in relation to RA footcare?
Hidden4 years agoPOPULAR
Have you ever had a holistic annual review with your rheumatology team which includes any of the following? (Please tick all that apply)
How often do you have a fasting blood test to check your cholesterol?
Tick the answer which best describes your experience
If your assessment for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) included a physical examination, did this cause you any physical pain?
Hidden4 years ago
How often do you have your blood pressure checked?
We are trying to find out how HU Members interact with NRAS, please tick all the options that are applicable below:
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“The health professionals looking after me work with each other in a co-ordinated fashion to manage my RA and other long term condition(s)."
Hidden5 years ago
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Foot pain and foot problems are common in RA impacting on quality of life. Tick all the statements which are relevant to you.
Hidden5 years agoPOPULAR
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If you've had two(+) Work Capability Assessments for ESA in the last 3 years, which of these statements best describe your experience of WCA
Leo-NRAS5 years ago
The UK has been enjoying a heatwave recently but does everyone enjoy this? What impact does heat have on your rheumatoid arthritis symptoms?
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Carers Week is coming up and we at NRAS are curious to know how many people with RA require a carer, whether it is a family member, friend or whoever. Over the last 12 months have you needed a carer:
During the last 12-months on how many occasions have you sought out emergency care (A&E) as a result of a flare of your rheumatoid arthritis?
We’d like to understand your thoughts on access to research whether this is a fully randomised placebo controlled trial or a local clinical study. Select the option that best represents your feelings.
If your Disease Activity Score (DAS) is under 5.1 and you do not meet the criteria to move on to biologics, please say which of the following statements best applies to you.
Are you aware of what the NHS Constitution says about patient rights and responsibilities?
Hidden6 years ago
How confident are you about your GP’s ability to manage your RA effectively?
Hidden6 years agoPOPULAR
We know that RA has a significant impact on feet and that many with RA have foothealth problems and needs. How often have you had access via the NHS to podiatry care?
The Government may launch personal health budgets where patients choose how their healthcare needs are met & how money is spent on therapy/personal care/equipment. What do you think of the proposal?
One of NRAS's goals is to help people to understand and monitor their disease better. Do you feel that the monitoring of your Disease Activity Score (DAS 28) has been helpful in your RA management?
NRAS wants to conduct research into the GP role in identifying and referring suspected early RA. How confident are you that your GP would spot the early symptoms of RA/Inflammatory Arthritis?
Hidden7 years agoPOPULAR
NRAS is introducing a <a href="http://www.nras.org.uk/includes/documents/cm_docs/2011/r/rasmp_patient_leaflet.pdf">6 week self-management programme</a> to teach people living with RA important skills to improve their daily lives. Which anticipated benefit interests you most?
Katy-NRAS7 years ago
How has the diagnosis of RA affected your career?
How long did it take from when you first saw your GP about joint pain, stiffness, fatigue etc to when you saw a Rheumatologist?
If you are prescribed Folic Acid, please select the option that best applies to how you were advised to take it by your hospital? (If none of these apply, please go to the results and leave a comment)
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