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The British Society for Rheumatology is the UK's leading specialist medical society for rheumatology and musculoskeletal professionals.

Our members are drawn from across the entire rheumatology specialty – those at the beginning of their career to the most senior consultants, researchers, academics and health professionals in the multi-disciplinary team. Together, they form a powerful voice for paediatric, adolescent and adult rheumatology in the UK.

We support our members throughout their careers, allowing them to progress, collaborate and innovate so they can deliver the best care for their patients, improving the lives of children and adults with rheumatic and musculoskeletal disease.

Upcoming events
7 October 7 October
Rheumatology for advanced specialist nurses
This course focuses on the clinical skills and knowledge required for experienced specialist nurses to provide excellent care within rheumatology.
25 June 2021 25 June 2021
Rheumatology for specialist nurses
This course focuses on the clinical skills and knowledge required for specialist nurses to provide excellent care within rheumatology.
2 July 2021 2 July 2021
Foot and ankle
This foot and ankle course provides you with a deeper understanding of the foot in rheumatology
11 September 2021 11 September 2021
Ultrasound for rheumatology practice
This member-exclusive training course sets the standard for ultrasound for rheumatology practice training in the UK
19-20 October 2021 19-20 October 2021
Adult and Paediatric Case-based Conference
Our virtual two-day conference features case-based discussion on adult and paediatric and adolescent rheumatology themes.
25 November 2021 25 November 2021
Core skills in rheumatology
The core skills in rheumatology course offers curriculum-based and essential education for all professional groups taught through interactive lectures and group discussions.
Latest News

Quality Review Scheme pilot: Glasgow Royal Infirmary

We spoke to allied health professional (AHP) and honorary consultant Dr Mhairi Brandon about how her service benefited from being one of the pioneering pilots
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ePROMs: leading the way in improving patient care

Hear from physiotherapists Jane Brazendale and Carol Greenall from Minerva Health Centre in Preston. Their team's recruited more than 230 patients to the platform since it launched
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NEIAA panel produces patient perspective framework

It looks at what makes up an ideal appointment, including pre-appointment preparation, the waiting area and face-to-face consultations
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New supplement: the future of JAK1 selective inhibitors

Starting with the key role of JAK1 selective inhibitors, the authors cover everything from upadacitinib and filgotinib, to a review of existing safety data
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Newly approved drugs gamechanger for rheumatoid arthritis treatment

The new guidance ensures patients benefit from these drugs earlier in the disease pathway
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National Volunteers' Week: a big thank you

In what can only be described as an exceptionally challenging 12 months, we’ve seen how dedicated and passionate our members are
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Spotlight on axial spondyloarthritis: Will Gregory

This month, Will Gregory of AStretch, a national group of physios driving excellence in AS management, tells us more
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Job advert: chair, rheumatology SCE Board

We're looking for a rheumatology specialist with a passion for working with trainees
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Nurses and the NEIAA: get involved

Specialist nurses play vital roles in supporting patients with arthritis; we need your help
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