British Society for Rheumatology > Knowledge



Rheumatology is constantly evolving and we're here to help you, not just to keep up-to-date, but to empower you to drive innovation in patient care. 

Biologics registers

Registers of patients receiving biological treatments, collecting vital data to measure patient safety and drug efficacy. 

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Influencing policy to drive improvements

We produce robust, evidence-based reports to inform NHS developments and lobby key stakeholders

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Heberden Library

Access a collection of medico-historical books on rheumatology and related conditions.

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Rheumatology publishes the highest quality scientific papers on a wide range of paediatric and adult rheumatological and musculoskeletal conditions.

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Clinical audits

Rheumatoid and early inflammatory arthritis

The first ever robust benchmarking data and detailed reporting of UK rheumatology services.

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Our NICE accredited guidelines are key to modern health and medical practice.

Here is the latest guideline

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Best practice

We launched our Best Practice Awards in 2013 to reward excellence and endeavour in rheumatology services, and to gather information to inform future service development.

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Peer review

We recommend rheumatology departments should participate in peer review on a 5-yearly basis as a means to facilitate improvements in clinical services and to ensure basic care standards are met.

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British Society for Rheumatology
Bride House, 18-20 Bride Lane,
London EC4Y 8EE
T: +44 (0) 20 7842 0900
Company No: 3470316
Charity No: 1067124
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