Please find details of the NRAS group meetings taking place next week:
NRAS Group Meetings— Week Commencing 11th September 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.
12th September - Social meeting
Mid Somerset NRAS Group
Meetings are held at the Taunton Rugby Club, Hyde Lane, Bathpool, Taunton TA2 8BU.
Tuesday 12th September 7pm - Patrick Hill: Managing long term pain
Oxford NRAS Group
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.
12th September - Guest speaker: Leila Heelas, Clinical Lead Physiotherapist will present 'Mindfulness for Persistent Pain - Fad or Fabulous?'
Mid Cornwall NRAS Group
The Mid Cornwall NRAS group meet at Carnon Downs Village Hall, Tregye Road, Carnon Downs, Truro TR3 6JQ every other month on a Wednesday from 6:30pm-8:30pm.
13th September - Guest speaker: Mr Anmar Al-shawi, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Truro, who specialises in hand and wrist surgery, will be speaking to the group followed by a Q&A session.
St Helens NRAS Group
The group meets every other month in Room 8 at St. Helens Town Hall, Victoria Square, St. Helens, WA10 1HP from 6.30pm to 8pm.
Wednesday 13th September - 'Acupuncture for RA: pain relief and more' by Vimala Prabha, acupuncturist at the St Helens Chiropractic and Acupuncture Clinic
Weston-super-Mare NRAS Group
Meetings are held in Conference Room 1 at The Campus, Highlands Lane, Weston-super-Mare, BS24 7DX monthly on a Wednesday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
13th September - Healthwatch North Somerset will present to the group on what services they provide in the area
Worcester NRAS Group
Bi-monthly meetings take place on Wednesdays between 6.45pm to 8.30pm at the Lyppard Hub in Ankerage Green, Warndon Villages, Worcester WR4 0DZ.
13th September - Guest speaker: Professor George Metsios, Professor in Clinical Exercise Physiology. Professor George Metsios will be discussing the role of physical activity in managing Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Croydon Area NRAS Group
The Croydon NRAS group hold meetings at Purley United Reform Church Hall, 906 Brighton Road, Purley, CR8 2LN.
14th September 7:00pm-8:30pm - Guest speaker Martin Lau, Dietitian (registered with the Health and Care Professional Council and a member of the British Health Professionals in Rheumatology) will present: 'Diet and RA'
North Essex NRAS Group
21st September - Billie, Sue and Sandra would like you to join them at 2pm for free tea/coffee/cake at The Beth Chatto Gardens, Elmstead, Colchester, CO7 7DB in the tearoom. Everyone welcome.
West Wales NRAS Group
Meetings take place in the Renal Unit Seminar Room at Withybush Hospital, Fishguard Rd, Haverfordwest SA61 2PZ.
Thursday 14th September 6:30pm - Guest speaker: Moira Wainwright, Occupational Therapist
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!