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Careers in rheumatology taster days

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NEIA Audit report commended

HQIP award: focus on patient involvement key

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New: NEIA Audit first annual report

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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
25-26 November 2019 25-26 November 2019
Core Skills in Rheumatology
This popular Core Skills course is back with a programme packed full of content for all rheumatology professionals. It is the perfect opportunity to get the whole multi-disciplinary team under one roof.
26 November 2019 26 November 2019
Core Skills in Musculoskeletal Care workshops - London
We have endorsed the Versus Arthritis Core Skills in musculoskeletal care workshops designed for GPs. Sign up now to improve your skills in treating your patients with musculoskeletal conditions.
30 November 2019 30 November 2019
Rheumatology taster day: Newcastle, England
Join us at this taster day and find out more about getting into rheumatology as a career
9-11 December 2019 9-11 December 2019
Headstart Fellowship
A unique opportunity to get a headstart in the early stages of your career. Experience interactive small group tutorials and hands-on clinical experience across three days, delivered by leading consultants at a centre for clinical academic excellence.
10 December 2019 10 December 2019
Core Skills in Musculoskeletal Care workshops - Glasgow
We have endorsed the Versus Arthritis Core Skills in musculoskeletal care workshops designed for GPs. Sign up now to improve your skills in treating your patients with musculoskeletal conditions.
13-14 December 2019 13-14 December 2019
Rheumatology for Specialist Nurses - Liverpool
To support our nurse members, we have designed a course focusing on the clinical skills and knowledge required to provide excellent care within rheumatology.
1 January 2020 1 January 2020
Peer Review Fellowship
This fellowship gives members the skills and experience to participate in peer review within their own regions and promote its activity among their own colleagues in the future.
Transition Fellowship
More details to follow.
Sjögren's Syndrome Fellowship
This is a tremendous opportunity to acquire concentrated hands-on skills for members wishing to improve or develop their services for people living with Sjögren's Syndrome.
17 January 2020 17 January 2020
Complex Crystal Arthritis
The course will provide delegates with an educational update as well as the chance to exchange best practice with peers through an interactive discussion of challenging real life clinical cases.
7-8 February 2020 7-8 February 2020
CTD Training for Health Professionals
This course for experienced health professionals offers updates, clinical examination sessions and in-depth education on treating and managing connective tissue disease.
27 February 2020 27 February 2020
Spondyloarthritis: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Management
Familiarise yourself with clinical manifestations and management of spondyloarthritis, including talks on pathogenesis, clinical assessment, imaging and prognosis, and practical assessment sessions.
Latest News

NEIAA case study: struggling Trust pledges to transform rheumatology service

A trust's medical director talks about how they plan to turn their service's audit performance around
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Round-up: Scottish Society for Rheumatology annual conference

Lauren Bennie summarises her experience of the Scottish Society for Rheumatology's (SSR) annual conference in Edinburgh
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BSR fellowships that launch careers

BSR member Dr Charles Raine on how a BSR fellowship helped his career
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Research Funding and Headstart fellowships announced

Find out more about this year's recipients, and where they'll be going
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Testing underway for Quality Review Scheme standards

Get in touch if you'd like to be assessed... or be an assessor!
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Join our Journal Club

Dr Chris Wincup on how to get involved in our online journal club, whether you're a Twitter maven or not
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Boost your career with the power of mentoring

Find out how we can help you boost your career through our mentoring scheme
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Blog: published papers from our registers

Here is all the information you need for accessing our registers
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Celebrating Trustees' Week

Showcasing the great work our trustees do and highlighting opportunities for all members
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