ARMA Newsletter

The February ARMA newsletter has now been published and is available here. More interesting news from ARMA, including a host of key MSK Covid-19 resources. Read the newsletter here

Early inflammatory arthritis care

There has been a great Editorial in the Journal of Rheumatology Journal this month on the National Early Inflammatory Arthritis audit. Results show considerable improvement in patient outcomes following starting DMARDS promptly, including better mental health outcomes.

GPwER Accreditation

It has long been recognised that some form of quality assurance would be beneficial for those NHS GPs working in extended roles beyond their core training. The RCGP has in fact already provided a generic framework for GPs working in extended roles (GPwERs).

Roadmap to Practice

NHS HEE launched the First Contact Practitioners and Advanced Practitioners in Primary Care (Musculoskeletal) Roadmap to Practice.