Please find details below of a busy week of NRAS group meetings taking place next week!
NRAS Group Meetings—Week Commencing 5th September 2016
Bolton NRAS Group
Meetings take place on the first Tuesday of each month at Bolton One, Moor Road, Bolton, BL3 5BN from 2-4pm.
6th September - Christopher Chapman, Podiatrist will be talking about feet and RA
Chesterfield NRAS Group
Meetings held at Bridge Street Methodist Church, Bridge Street, Pilsley, Chesterfield, S45 8HE on the first Tuesday of each month from 6:30pm-8:00pm.
6th September - Laura Daniels from Chesterfield Nordic Walking will be coming along promoting well-being walks through Nordic Walking
North West Northern Ireland NRAS Group
Meetings held quarterly on a Tuesday in the Lecture Theatre in the MDEC/Trust HQ building at Altnagelvin Area Hospital, Glenshane Road, Londonderry BT47 6SB from 7pm onwards.
6th September - Aisling McCartney and/or Eithne Boyle from Occupational Therapy and Pysiotherapy respectively to talk on RA treatment and the aids to help cope
Gloucester NRAS Group
Meetings held in the Function Room at Oxstalls Tennis Centre, Plock Court, Gloucester, GL2 9DW on the first Wednesday of every other month from 7:00pm-9:00pm.
7th September - 'What is JIA (juvenile idiopathic arthritis) and how does it affect your life?'
Heart of England (Solihull) NRAS Group
Meeting held on a Wednesday every other month and have a NEW meeting venue, now to be held at: Solihull Women’s Institute, 745 Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3DG.
7th September - Guest speaker: A researcher from Birmingham University will be speaking about research and RA
Mid Cornwall NRAS Group
Meetings held at at Carnon Downs Village Hall, Tregye Road, Carnon Downs, Truro TR3 6JQ every other month on a Wednesday from 6:30pm-8:30pm.
7th September - 'An Evening with an RA Consultant' with Dr Alison Endean, Consultant Rheumatologist, RCH NHS Trust
South Lakeland NRAS Group
The first meeting of the South Lakeland NRAS Group will be held on: Wednesday 7th September from 6:30 – 8:00pm at: Dunmail Treatment Centre, Westmorland General Hospital, Burton Road, Kendal, LA9 7RG.
Guest speaker: Dr. Marwan Bukhari, Consultant Rheumatologist will present: ‘Recent Advances in RA’
Warwickshire NRAS Group
Meetings held at Friends Meeting House, 28 Regent Place, Rugby, CV21 2PN from 7:00pm - 9:00pm on the first Wednesday of each month.
7th September - Guest speaker: Dr. Kaushik Chaudhuri Clinical Lead - Rheumatology
Colchester NRAS Group
Meetings held on the second Thursday of every other month at the St. John's Church Community Centre, St. John's Close, Colchester CO4 0HP from 7:00pm-8:30pm.
8th September - Guest speaker: Patricia Lewis, Rheumatology Specialist Nurse
Wirral NRAS Group
8th September - Annual Meeting 6pm-9pm taking place at the Lecture Theatre in the Education Centre at Arrowe Park Hospital, Arrowe Park Road, Upton, Wirral, CH49 5PE: Guest speakers include: Dr Chiu, Consultant Rheumatologist, Dr George, Consultant Rheumatologist and Anthony Lake, Clinical Trails Coordinator.
Gwent NRAS Group
Meetings held on the second Saturday of alternate months at Caerphilly Library, The Tywn, Caerphilly, CF83 1JL from 9:30am.
10th September - A social chat and information over a cuppa, interactive session about 'Managing Fatigue and Pain'
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!