Disability Minister resigns

Sarah Newton, the Disability Minster, resigned on 13 March in a Brexit protest. The Conservative Vice Chairman, James Cleverly, has stated that there will be no minister appointed for disabled people until the Brexit crisis has been resolved.  Sarah Newton remains the MP for Truro and Falmouth.

Goodbye to the PiRAtes

The Mid Cornwall NRAS group (PiRAtes) is unfortunately now closed. The last meeting was held on 9th January 2019. Thank you to the volunteers who ran the group for the last four years for all their hard work and support of people living with RA in Cornwall.

NRAS Launches ‘Love Your Heart’ Interactive Video Programme

NRAS launched its ‘Love Your Heart’ Interactive Video Programme last February on Valentine’s Day. You can view this at the following link: https://www.nras.org.uk/news/love-your-heart   … Continue reading

Low back pain review highlights harm to patients and waste of health care resources

A collaboration of more than 30 leading experts in countries across the world, including Professor Nadine Foster, Keele University and Professor Martin Underwood, Warwick University, have reviewed the evidence for treatment of low back pain and are publishing their results in a series of three papers in the Lancet, the first of which was published Wednesday 21st March; you will be able to access country specific facts and statistics along with patient case studies. This … Continue reading

Singing for Chronic Pain

This could be an exciting opportunity to relax and “sing for health” in Lostwithiel, an innovative way to help you to live with chronic pain. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden have found that singing together has a calming effect and brings health benefits as well. It makes you feel good! … Continue reading