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A local group of the National Rheumatoid  Arthritis Society


Who are we?

Welcome to the Blackpool and District Rheumatoid Arthritis Group - BADRAG - website.

We are a group set up as part of the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) to provide support, information, social events and activities to those of us who live with Rheumatoid Arthritis, our families, friends, carers and health professionals, living in the Blackpool  district .

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Who are NRAS?

NRAS - The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society is the only patient led UK charity focusing specifically on Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Contact NRAS on freephone

0800 298 7650

For further information or to become a member.


Did you miss one of our previous  meetings with guest speaker…

Dr Mia Rodziewicz -

Rheumatogy Specialist Registrar

Then don’t miss our next meeting!


Thursday 19th September 2019

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Want to know what you may have missed ?

Then take a look at our Previous Meetings page - hover your mouse over ‘Calendar’ above, and select ‘Previous Meetings’

Come and join us!

We look forward to seeing you at one of our bi-monthly meetings in 2018.

Thank you!

Blackpool NRAS would like to thank all our visitors, those who have attended our meetings and our speakers, for their support and most kind donations during 2018.

Your contributions have allowed us to continue, as a group (into our 8th year!), and make our own donations to NRAS, who provide us their support.

Site Updated 27/06/2019

Our next meeting is…

Sept 19th  2019 7pm

At Clifton Hospital

In the restaurant

Clare Longton -


Providing an update for those with RA

Refreshments and raffle

Come along and meet others with RA

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