Please find details of the NRAS Group meetings taking place next week:
NRAS Group Meetings—Week Commencing 20th July 2015
Medway NRAS Group
This group meet at the Medway Health Staff Social Club at Medway Maritime Hospital, Windmill Road, Gillingham, Kent ME7 5NY bi-monthly on a Monday from 7:00pm-9:00pm.
20th July - Catherine McLean, Holistic Therapist will give a talk on various therapies available
Oldham NRAS Group
Bi-monthly meetings are held at St John's Ambulance Headquarters, Busk Road, off Ellen Street, Oldham, OL9 6QY on a Tuesday from 7:00pm-8:30pm.
21st July - Darren Bennett from JY Mobility will be demonstrating driving adaptations
Gwent NRAS Group
The Gwent NRAS group hold their meetings in different venues around Caerphilly with winter meetings on Saturdays and summer meetings on Wednesdays. Each meeting has a guest speaker followed by discussion, exchange of information and then a social chat over a cuppa.
Wednesday 22nd July - 7pm-9pm at The Old Schoolrooms, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff CF15 8DF - Guest speaker Richard Flowerdew, NRAS Volunteer and Welsh Ambassador will be presenting: 'What does an RA Ambassador do?'
Isle of Wight NRAS Group
Bi-monthly meetings are held at Laidlaw Day Hospital, St Mary's Hospital Campus, Dodnor Lane, Newport, Isle of Wight on a Thursday from 7:00pm - 9:00pm.
23rd July - BINGO NIGHT! (£1 to play)
Plymouth NRAS Group
Phil and Rika co-ordinate this group and call themselves PADRAGS (Plymouth & District Rheumatoid Arthritis Group Support). The group meet in the Health Education Room at Mount Gould Hospital, Plymouth PL4 7QD from 1pm-3pm.
23rd July - Speakers will be Rheumatology Nurse Specialists and PenCLAHRC presenting a new education programme for newly diagnosed RA patients, with discussion and patient input
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!