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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. Rao

Consultant Rheumatologist?

Then don’t miss our next meeting!


Thursday 20th July 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 23/06/2017

Our next meeting is…

July 20th 2017  7pm

Coping with a flare

         Speakers - Angela Moor & Joan De Vega -                           Rheumatology Nurses

What do you do?

How do you manage a flare?

Come along and learn about flares

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