RAIRDA works to improve care for people living with rare autoimmune rheumatic diseases. Through its patient values-driven reports, it will inform NHS developments, raise the profile of these conditions, influence policy and guide future research.

What is RAIRDA?

RAIRDA is a forum that was established to bring together clinical and patient organisations and other key stakeholders.

You can find out more about RAIRDA on its dedicated website


The alliance is made up of the following members and affiliate members:


Reduce, Improve, Empower

RAIRDA's report looking at the shared experiences of people living with rare autoimmune rheumatic diseases, the impact of these conditions, and their unmet needs in accessing timely and effective healthcare.

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A collaborative approach to improving outcomes in rare rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases

A report outlining a programme of work to improve the care for people with rare inflammatory and autoimmune diseases.

Read the full report