Please find details below of all the NRAS group meetings taking place this week:
NRAS Group Meetings—Week Commencing 14th July 2014
Southend-on-Sea NRAS Group
Thelma co-ordinates this NRAS group. Meetings take place bi-monthly at the Salvation Army Citadel (opposite Morrisons), 146-148 London Road, Hadleigh, Essex, SS7 2PF on a Tuesday from 2:00pm to 3:30pm.
15th July - Guest speakers: Professor Dasgupta, Consultant Rheumatologist and Madeline Whitlock, Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist
Plymouth NRAS Group
Phil & Rika co-ordinate this group and call themselves PADRAGS (Plymouth & District Rheumatoid Arthritis Group Support). Please see below for scheduled meeting dates, times and venues.
15th July - Summer meal at the Beefeater (Marsh Mills), 300 Plymouth Road, Crabtree, Plymouth, PL3 6RW, from 12:00 noon. All are welcome.
Bath & West Wiltshire NRAS Group
Meetings are held bi-monthly on a Wednesday from 6:30-8:30pm at The Open House Centre in Manvers Street Baptist Church, Bath, BA1 1JW, please see scheduled meeting dates below.
16th July - Deborah Bond, Specialist Rheumatology Nurse at the RNHRD – 'A Guide to Understanding your Blood Results'
North Hampshire & Winchester NRAS Group
The following dates for group meetings are to be held at Central 40, Chineham Park, Basingstoke RG24 8WG on a Wednesday from 7:00pm-9:00pm. For a site map of Chineham Business Park or for a local area map of where the business park is located, please contact NRAS on 0845 458 3969.
16th July - Guest speaker: Clare Jacklin, Director of External Affairs at NRAS, topic: ‘50 Shades of RA’ - a look at the impact of RA on emotions and relationships
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.
16th July - Social evening—all are welcome to come along
Blackpool NRAS Group
Blackpool and District NRAS Group (BADRAG) meet in the cafeteria at Clifton Hospital, Pershore Road, Lytham St. Annes, FY8 1PB from 7:00pm – 8:30pm on the third Thursday of alternate months, January through to November. BADRAG is co-ordinated by NRAS members Lyn, Sue and Dave with the help of group volunteers.
17th July - Helen Jones, Pharmacist. Can I take this drug with that one? What does this drug do? Questions, questions, questions!
You, your family, friends and healthcare professionals are all very welcome to attend and you don’t have to be a member of NRAS to attend a group meeting!