Why join us?

Let us support you throughout your career and give you the tools you need to be the very best. With us, you’re not simply a member, you’re part of an established and supportive community of like-minded professionals — all keen to progress, collaborate and innovate.


What we do

We are the UK's leading specialist medical society for rheumatology and musculoskeletal professionals. We support our members to help deliver the best care for their patients, in order to improve the lives of children and adults with rheumatic and musculoskeletal disease. 

Upcoming events

BSPAR Annual conference

4 - 6 October 2017 - Cutlers' Hall, Sheffield

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Autumn conference

11 - 12 October 2017 - Royal Armouries, Leeds

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Latest news

BSR updates key guideline for the management of gout

Important updates to the society's most in demand clinical guideline on the management of gout
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UK Fellowship

Applications are now open for the UK Fellowship,

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Nailfold Capillaroscopy

A one day course to increase awareness among rheumatologists and other musculoskeletal practitioners of recent advances in capillaroscopy.

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New modules for AHPs

We have recently launched five new eLearning modules starting with an introduction to inflammatory arthritis for health professionals 

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Annual conference

1 - 3 May, ACC Liverpool

Help shape the conference content and programme by submitting:

Main session proposals

Deadline: Friday 2 June 2017

Special interest group session

Deadline: Friday 1 September 2017

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