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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
Quality Improvement: a practical methodology workshop
An informative and collaborative day covering subjects essential to managing successful quality improvement. The programme includes working with patients and stakeholders, measurement for improvement and key QI tools.
Ultrasound for Rheumatology Practice
This training programme, designed for members and delivered by experts from the society, sets the standard for ultrasound training in the UK.
Essential Research Skills
Gain an introductory understanding of the research lifecycle. This course covers topics such as effectively managing a project, structuring a successful grant application and involving patients and collaborators in research.
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COVID-19: from rheumatology specialist nurse to 30 ICU patients

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Ai Lyn Tan: new Rheumatology Advances in Practice Editor-in-Chief

Get to know our new Rheumatology Journal Editor-in-Chief, Dr Ai Lyn Tan
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Study: COVID-19's impact on MSK health in lockdown

More on the Aberdeen University study we co-funded looking at the effects of lockdown for those with arthritis or other long-term musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions
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Planning ahead: rheumatology service delivery during the pandemic

BSR's Head of Policy John Hopgood on the next steps needed to resume rheumatology service delivery
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Best Practice Award winner: empowering patients living with inflammatory arthritis

The North Bristol NHS Trust team on empowering patients through their Living Well Pathway
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Delivering core NHS services during COVID-19: Health Committee inquiry

Find out more about what evidence we submitted on services during and beyond the pandemic
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COVID-19: redeployments, ward work and research studies

Dr Elizabeth Price and Dr Stefan Siebert on what's changed for them during the pandemic
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COVID-19: our members on the frontline

We spoke to Dr James Galloway and Dr James Bateman about how COVID-19 changed their working lives
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