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NRAS Group Meetings This Week

Dear All

Please find details below of the NRAS Group meetings taking place this week.

NRAS Group Meetings— Week Commencing 1st May 2017

Chesterfield NRAS Group

2017 group meetings are held at Bridge Street Methodist Church, (also known as Pilsley Methodist Church) Bridge Street, Pilsley, Chesterfield, S45 8HE on the first Tuesday of each month from 6:30pm-8:00pm.

2nd May - Kate from Care 100 Mobility will be bringing along a selection of aids jar openers etc.

Bolton NRAS Group

This NRAS group is coordinated by NRAS Members with the help and support of Senior Sister Beverley Travers. 2017 meetings will take place on the first Tuesday of each month (February - December) at Bolton One, Moor Road, Bolton, BL3 5BN from 2.00pm-4.00pm.

2nd May - Guest speaker: Professor Alison Hammond, Professor in Rheumatology Rehabilitation from the health and sciences research centre at the university of Salford. Alison will speak about the current research she is working on about hands and arthritis, one subject being hand exercises and arthritis and the other being a trial on arthritis gloves.

Warwickshire NRAS Group

The Warwickshire NRAS Group will hold all future meetings at Friends Meeting House, 28 Regent Place, Rugby, CV21 2PN (free on-road parking after 6pm) from 7:00pm - 9:00pm on the first Wednesday of each month.

3rd May—Details to be confirmed, please check the NRAS website for the most up to date details:

Croydon NRAS Group

The Croydon NRAS group hold meetings at Purley United Reform Church Hall, 906 Brighton Road, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2LN. Please see below for full details of meeting dates, times and topics.

Thursday 4th May 7pm - Guest speaker Dr Seemin Mahmood M.B. B. S. MRCP will be talking about her work improving vascular health in patients and reducing the incidence of strokes and heart attacks. Dr Mahmood is a specialist doctor in stroke medicine and is also involved in the stroke service. She does a great deal of work to improve vascular (blood vessels) health. RA patients are generally at increased risk of vascular disease due to the inflammation and other factors. So prevention is particularly important.

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!

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