New evidence-based guidelines - a call for new topics

The BSR Standards, Audit and Guidelines Working Group (SAGWG) are seeking suggestions for new evidence-based guidelines from BSR and BHPR members and the wider rheumatology community.
Find out how to make suggestions

NICE accreditation NICE has accredited our guideline development programme, confirming that the process we have in place is robust and produces high quality guidance for health and social care professionals. Our accreditation is valid for five years from February 2013. For full details on our accreditation, visit

Current BSR guidelines
RCP guidelines
(Consultant physicians working with patients - rheumatology)

RCP guidelines publication provides comprehensive information on commissioning, service organisation and standards, workforce requirements and job plans for rheumatology.
[Royal College of Physicians 2011]

Quality Standards

Top ten quality standards for spondyloarthritis
(February 2013)

Top ten quality standards for RA
(January 2012)

Statements on clinical management

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