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Rheumatology management

Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)

Homepage | National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society

National Ankylosis Spondylitis Society website

 

Resources NASS has available for health professionals

 
  Discover Axial Spondyloarthropathy (AS) services in your area.
Portsmouth
Southampton 

 

ASone Bringing young people with axial spondyloarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis together.

Rheumatoid Arthritis 

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National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society website

 

Information for Healthcare Professionals

 
 

Aqua Silver Exercise Classes

 
The Oasis swimming pool at Queen Alexandra Hospital holds a group called 'Aqua Silver'. You can self-refer to this programme of water based exercises and classes are for anyone with a musculoskeletal condition, such as RA.

 Apps

Rheumabuddy

RheumaBuddy is a new free app for people with RA and JIA that helps people get a better understanding of what influences the good or the bad days – and with this understanding, increase the number of good days.

 

Know your DAS: Rheumatoid Arthritis Management Tool

This free health app from the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) is designed to help you stay one step ahead of your RA

 

Osteoporosis

National Osteoporosis Society Royal Osteoporosis Society Website 

 

Information and support

 

Tools and resources for health care professionals

 

Healthy Bones fact sheet
 
  Find a local support group
Portsmouth
Southampton 

Fibromyalgia

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Information about Fibromyalgia from Versus Arthritis 

 

Fibromyalgia Information booklet

FMA UK

Charity that offers information and support to anyone who has fibromyalgia 

 

Surrey,Sussex, Hampshire and IOW support group details

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Fibromyalgia Support group Website

 

Local support group details 

 

Hypermobility 

 

 

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

Please visit our services page for specific services and contact details. Alternatively, contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service by emailing or calling the number below. You can also give us feedback, make a complaint or share a compliment.

pals@solent.nhs.uk

 0800 013 2319

*Lines are open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act was passed on 30 November 2000. It gives a general right of access to all types of recorded information held by public authorities, with full access granted in January 2005.

The Act sets out exemptions to that right and places certain obligations on public authorities.

Email: InformationGovernanceTeam@solent.nhs.uk

Phone: 0300 123 3919

*Subject to any exemptions which apply, we are obliged to provide the information requested please note that requests for Personal Information is not covered under this Act and should be applied for through the Data Protection Act 1998.

Our administrative and managerial centre is based in Southampton.

While our services can be found around various NHS locations in Southampton and Portsmouth (and surrounding districts), our administrative and managerial centre is based in Southampton at:

Highpoint Venue
Bursledon Road
Southampton
SO19 8BR

If you require a printable version of how to find us including bus times, car access and bike info please download our leaflet. (Copyright of Highpoint Venue).

Central office phone: 0300 123 3390

*Lines open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

If you are a journalist with a media enquiry, please contact the Communications Team at:

communications@solent.nhs.uk 

0300 123 4156 or 02381 031076

The Communications Office is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.