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Group meetings this week!

Plymouth NRAS Group

Phil & Rika co-ordinate this group and call themselves PADRAGS (Plymouth & District Rheumatoid Arthritis Group Support). Meetings are held in the Health Education Room at Mount Gould Hospital, Plymouth PL4 7QD on a Tuesday from 1:00pm - 3:00pm.

Please see below for scheduled meeting dates and times or visit their PADRAGS website for more information on the group.

17th September (12-2pm) - Guest speaker, Transplant Lead Nurse from Derriford Hospital

Leicester NRAS Group

This NRAS group will meet at the Braunstone Civic Centre, Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester LE3 2PP. They will hold bi-monthly meetings (in the Ravenhurst Room) on a Tuesday evening from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.

You may also follow the group on the Leicester NRAS Facebook page.

17th September - A Rheumatologist and Nurse Specialist will be answering all your questions on RA - not one to miss!

Oldham NRAS Group

Meetings are held at St John's Ambulance Headquarters, Busk Road, off Ellen Street, Oldham OL9 6QY on a Tuesday in every second month from 7:00pm-8:30pm.

17th September - Toni Bolton, from Cleaning Services will be giving a talk on how they can provide help for elderly and vulnerable people.

Yeovil NRAS Group

Tina and Elaine co-ordinate this group and meet at the Holy Trinity Church and Community Centre in Lysander Road, Yeovil, BA20 2BU on the third Wednesday of every other month from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.

18th September- Guest speaker: Charlotte Simpson, Liaison Officer from Shepton Mallet Hospital.

Leeds NRAS Group

This group launched in early 2012 with the support of Chapel Allerton Hospital rheumatology unit. Meetings are held alternate months on Wednesdays at Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit (LMBRU), Chapel Allerton Hospital, Chapeltown Road, Leeds LS7 4SA.

18th September - 1.30 – 3.00pm Topic: 'Self Help'

Blackpool NRAS Group - BADRAG

This group holds their meetings on a Thursday at Clifton Hospital, Pershore Road, Lytham St Annes FY8 1PB from 7:00pm—8:30pm unless otherwise stated.

BADRAG website:

19th September - Guest speaker: Professor John Goodacre

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