About us

This is Eleanor Farr, an NRAS Ambassador and a member of our Young Voices Panel. Eleanor was diagnosed with RA when she was 19 years old.

“Thanks to NRAS I now have an arthritis family. A group of people who are there for me, give me information and advice and who never fail to support me. Knowing that I am not alone in this has kept me going through some difficult and testing times” - Eleanor.

Who we are:

The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) is a patient-led organisation in the UK specialising in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). Due to its targeted focus on RA and JIA, NRAS provides truly expert and wide-ranging services to support, educate and campaign for people living with these complex autoimmune conditions, their families and the health professionals who treat them.

What NRAS offers:

NRAS is here for all those newly diagnosed and living with RA and JIA. We offer a wide range of services including:

  • Helpline
  • Volunteer peer-to-peer support
  • Publications
  • Online and In-person conferences
  • Informational Website with interactive Chatbot
  • Research Opportunities

As every person is different, we offer bespoke support to suit each individual, including advice on medications, living with RA, working with RA and emotional and wellbeing services. We are here to listen and answer questions. We are here to support in whatever way you need.

Our vision: A world unburdened by RA or JIA.

We are here if you need us

We are here to support you whenever you need us.

If you need infomation or support visit us at: www.nras.org.uk


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