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  • Best Practice Awards in Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Disorders 2015/16

    The application process for the Best Practice Awards 2015/16 is now open. Although rheumatology has many examples of good and innovative practice, there remains a limited amount of information on the service description and quantified costs and outcomes, which could be used to inform service specifications...

    Author: PCR Society Added: September 21, 2015
  • Annual Newsletter 2013

    Dear Colleague I am delighted to be taking up the role of President of the Primary Care Rheumatology Society and would like to first thank Louise Warburton the past president for all her hard work over her two years in post. It is a very challenging time for Primary Care and for Rheumatology and...

    Author: Dr Alan Nye Added: January 1, 2014
  • Ground Hog Day?

    Recently I co-chaired a meeting at the Royal College of Physicians with Chris Deighton, entitled “The interface between Primary and Secondary Care; perspectives from the Rheumatology community” Elaine Hay was one of the speakers and she commented how much this conference seemed like...

    Author: Louise Warburton Added: November 1, 2012
  • Looking Ahead – Best Practice for the care of people with Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)

    NASS (the National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society) has published a report called ‘Looking Ahead – Best Practice for the care of people with Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)’.  AS is a disease which affects 2 – 5 adults per 1,000 in the UK and, despite recent developments in health care, there remains...

    Author: PCR Society Added: February 24, 2012
  • Annual Newsletter 2012

    Dear Member 2012 looks like being an exciting year for Rheumatology. Following on from sterling work from the Steering Committee and Adam Bajkowski in particular for lobbying Helen Lester, we are finally getting QOF indicators for Rheumatoid Arthritis. The Process is at its consultation stage. The...

    Author: Louise Warburton Added: January 1, 2012
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