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Paediatric and adolescent report

Find out what challenges and recommendations there are for the community

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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
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.
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.
Transition Fellowship
More details to follow.
19 April 2020 19 April 2020
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.
19 April 2020 19 April 2020
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.
20 April-22 April 2020 20 April-22 April 2020
Annual Conference
The UK’s leading rheumatology conference welcomes 2,000 delegates to share their expertise, experience cutting edge research and enjoy unrivalled networking opportunities.
Latest News

Tocilizumab's safety and efficacy: the GCAT Registry

Ann Morgan, Lead Investigator for the GCAT Registry, on how it works and how members can help
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Get involved: propose a new guideline

The Standards, Audit and Guidelines Working Group (SAGWG) welcomes suggestions for new evidence-based guidelines
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Challenges and recommendations: paediatric and adolescent rheumatology

Public Affairs Manager Jack Feinmann takes us through the detail of the report
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Paediatric and Adolescent Rheumatology: the State of Play report

Find out more about the recommendations that came out of the report
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ACR highlights: BSR President Liz Price

Our President Liz Price talks about her time at ACR
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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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