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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. Jeffries

Consultant Rheumatologist?

Then don’t miss our next meeting!


Thursday 19th January 2017

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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 2017.

Thank you!

BADRAG would like to thank all our visitors, those who have attended our meetings and our speakers, for their support and most kind donations during 2016.

Your contributions have allowed us to continue, as a group (into our 7th year!), and make our own donations to NRAS, who provide us their support.

Site Updated 20/11/2016

Our next meeting is…

March 16th 2017  7pm

Getting a good nights sleep

The Occupational Therapy Team

Why do we need sleep?

Do you find it difficult to get to sleep?

What tips are there to get to sleep?

Come along and share your sleep tips

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