Please find details of the NRAS Group meetings taking place next week:
NRAS Group Meetings— Week Commencing 13th March 2017
Great Yarmouth NRAS Group
The Great Yarmouth & Waveney NRAS Group meet in the ‘Buzz Room’ of the Louise Hamilton Centre, James Paget Hospital, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, NR31 6LA from 5:30pm-7:00pm on the second Tuesday of each month (January-November).
Next meeting: Tuesday 14th March - New Members Night! Sharing RA experiences and getting to know each other. Existing and new members equally welcome.
Mid Somerset NRAS Group
Meetings are held at the Taunton Rugby Club, Hyde Lane, Bathpool, Taunton TA2 8BU. Please note that some meetings are held on a Saturday morning but most meetings are held on a Tuesday evening.
Tuesday 14th March 7pm - Teresa Jewell, Rheumatology Nurse: The medicine journey: symptomatic control through to biologic therapy
Oxford NRAS Group
This group is co-ordinated by Sue with the support of the Rheumatology Team. Meetings are held in the Lecture Theatre at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Windmill Road, Oxford OX3 7LD on Tuesdays every other month from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. Look for the NRAS direction posters to the room.
14th March - Guest speaker: Dr Cynthia Srikesavan will present - 'SARAH Exercises for Rheumatoid Hands'
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.
16th March - 'Getting a good night's sleep' by Vicky Crosbie and Lorna Collins Occupational Therapists
East Dorset NRAS Group
The East Dorset group meet socially for coffee from 11am at Stewarts Garden Centre, Lyndhurst Road, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 4SA and also Haskins Garden Centre, Longham, Ferndown, Dorset BH22 9DG. Upcoming coffee morning is as follows: 16th March at Stewarts.
Plymouth NRAS Group
Phil and Rika co-ordinate this group and call themselves PADRAGS (Plymouth & District Rheumatoid Arthritis Group Support). The group meet monthly on a Thursday in the Health Education Room at Mount Gould Hospital, Plymouth PL4 7QD from 12-2pm.
16th March - Guest speaker: Gary Parfett from the Orthotics Department at Mount Gould Hospital
Yeovil NRAS Group
The Yeovil NRAS group hold coffee mornings once a month from 10:30am-12pm in two locations in Yeovil: Palmers Garden Centre Coffee Shop, Bernards Way, Bunford Lane, Yeovil, BA20 2FH and The Gateway Cafe, Addlewell Lane, Yeovil, BA20 1QN. Please see dates below for locations.
Next meet: Thursday March 16th - Palmers
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!