Our strategic plan: 2014 - 2017

Our vision

A world in which arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions are diagnosed early, treated effectively and prevented where possible.

Our mission

To promote excellence in the treatment of people with arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions and to support those delivering it.


Download our 2014 - 2017 strategic plan

Our core values

Professionalism: We are committed to supporting our members in their work by providing them with high-quality professional services.

Service to members

We approach our work with enthusiasm and take pride in achieving consistently high standards in everything we do.

We are

-- Transparent - We work openly, honestly and independently
-- Innovative - We look for new ways of doing things and challenge the status quo
-- Collaborative - We share and disseminate knowledge and best practice
-- Patient driven - We work in partnership with patients
-- Passionate - We believe we can make a difference
-- Ethical - We work with integrity

BSR working with industry

BSR, in its relationships with the pharmaceutical industry, operates with the highest ethical standards and wishes for all its financial arrangements with industry to be clearly defined, recorded and transparent.

View BSR policy on relationship with the pharmaceutical industry