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National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society

NRAS is the only UK patient organisation focusing specifically on rheumatoid arthritis. Their freephone helpline operates from Mon to Fri 9.30-4.30 and is able to answer queries on any aspect of living with rheumatoid arthritis from medications and procedures, to being newly diagnosed or struggling with claiming benefits.

NRAS offers free information booklets on many aspects of living with rheumatoid arthritis as well as an active online community offering peer to peer support through online forums.

There are NRAS patient groups across the UK and you can find out if there is one near you by calling 01628 823524.

North East NRAS Group (Newcastle)  07521 762 387

Contact details

Telephone: 0845 458 3969

Local rate number

Telephone 2: 01628 823 524



Helpline: 0800 298 7650

Helpline: 0800 298 7650




Cost: Free

4 The Switchback
Gardner Road

51.5366 -0.735151

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Last updated: September 10, 2020

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