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NRAS - How you can get involved in YOUR Society

NRAS - How you can get involved in YOUR Society

As a member of NRAS you can get involved in so many opportunities that support the work of the society and improve the lives of those living with RA. Want to find out more?

NRAS have planned 4 UK regional training events to help you find out how YOU can help support the work of your society.

Perhaps you are interested in helping others by being a Telephone Buddy ?

Possibly you'd like to, or already run a group in your area for people with RA?

What's happening in the changing NHS - how can you have a voice?

So much research going on but how do you get involved?

Perhaps you want to know how to be an ambassador for NRAS in your neighbourhood?

Would you like to know how you could help support your rheumatology team?

There will be workshops on all these topics as well as guest speakers at each of the four training days. It's a pick'n'mix of whatever you like and what you are interested in.

As an NRAS member you can sign up today to attend. If you are not an NRAS Member but would like to participate you can join NRAS today for just £10 for the first year ! A saving of £10 on your first year's membership.

There is no obligation to sign on the dotted line to be an NRAS Volunteer, we ask that you just come along to one of the days and find out more about what is involved in being an NRAS Volunteer. You won't be disappointed.

For more information and to register to attend any of the training days email or or


22nd April Solihull, (Midlands)

1st May Maidstone, Kent (South East)

9th May Manchester (North West)

5th June Bristol (South East)

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I would love to attend one of these but I live far too far away. Is there any chance of one being held in Scotland in the near future? Tilda


Yes Scotland and the north east would be handy!

I hope to get to Manchester! Going to see Beyonce so could do the two together, although I think still more exited about Beyonce Lol!!!!!!


Depending on how successful these first four are we may well be able to run more in other locations. As you can imagine these cost a great deal to resource and unless they are well supported we will not be able to justify running more later in the year.

Fingers crossed for lots of registrations.




There are quite a few members on here based in Scotland I believe - it would be great if NRAS could get more of a presence up here too although I understand your point about the expense. There's no way I could afford the time or money to get as far down as Manchester though. Edinburgh would be great though. We will just have to hope lots of the folk down south register for our sakes too then. Tilda


Thanks Tilda

We now have our Scottish Ambassador programme and these Members are working hard to increase our prescence north of the border. Unfortunately many events we have organised in Scotland over the years have been poorly attended but we won't give up.


I'm signed up and looking forward to this :)

Julie x


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