News

  • Self-management health app, RheumaBuddy launches in the UK for RA and JIA patients

    13 Nov 2017

    UK charity for rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile idiopathic arthritis, NRAS, partners with Danish health company for launch of RheumaBuddy.

  • JIA & Me Art Competition, Manchester and Alder Hey

    27 Oct 2017

    The JIA & Me Art event in Warrington on 21 October was a great success. Entries across all age groups were outstanding – poignant, challenging and creative representations of how the children and young people feel about their experience of JIA.

  • JIA Residential Weekend - How the Weekend Went

    26 Sep 2017

    Despite the monsoon weather conditions, mud, bunk beds and plastic plates, this weekend was a true reflection of how children and young people with JIA and their families can come together and truly benefit from peer support. Both the children and parents left feeling less isolated, empowered and more informed.

  • Supporting children with JIA in schools

    16 Aug 2017

    Anne Gilbert, Youth and Family Services Manager for JIA-at-NRAS, discusses how schools can address effectively the needs of pupils with JIA and support their families.

  • Bushcraft Day Feedback and Photos

    15 Aug 2017

    We look back on our first ever Bushcraft day that took place in Oxford on 8th August 2017.

  • JIA and the Health Conditions in School Alliance

    15 Aug 2017

    JIA-at-NRAS are working collaboratively with the Health Conditions in School Alliance (HCSA) to keep children with medical conditions safe in school

  • Project to raise awareness of JIA in Wales

    1 Aug 2017

    NRAS has been working on a project to raise awareness of JIA in Wales and to campaign for a fully-dedicated multi-disciplinary paediatric rheumatology service in South Wales.

  • Arthritis Charities Welcome Rheumatology Decision for Wales

    17 Jul 2017

    Welsh Assembly Members have voted overwhelmingly in support of a motion calling on the Government to provide a fully-dedicated rheumatology service for children living with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) in South Wales.

  • Family Day 2017 - Photos

    13 Jul 2017

    After what was said to have been the wettest June for 30 years the sun shone on the JIA-at- NRAS Family Fun Day on 1 July, which was again held at Nell Bank, Ilkley in West Yorkshire.

  • Safe in School - Health Conditions in Schools Alliance

    24 May 2017

    Over 1 million pupils live with long term medical conditions in the UK! The Health Conditions in School Alliance (HSA) is working hard to make sure these children get the right care and support they need in school. We are a proud member of the HSA and work with them regularly to improve support for people with JIA in schools.