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National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society

a/k/a: NASS

Address

RCN 272258
Unit 0.2, One Victoria Villas
Richmond Surrey, TW9 2GW
United Kingdom

Phone

020-894-89117

Fax

020-894-07736

800 Number

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TDD

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Email Address

admin@nass.co.uk

Chapters

100

Website

http://www.nass.co.uk/index.htm

The National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society (NASS) is a voluntary, non-profit, self-help organization in the United Kingdom. The society, which was established in 1976 at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Bath, has approximately 100 chapters and 9,000 members. Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic, progressive, inflammatory disease that usually initially affects the spine and adjacent areas, eventually causing fusion of involved joints. The National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society is committed to providing information and support to affected individuals and family members; offering a forum to educate medical professionals and the general public concerning AS; and supporting and funding research. The society also engages in patient advocacy; lobbies governmental bodies and the National Health Service to ensure the provision of better facilities for treatment; assists in the formation of similar societies in other countries; and forms branches across the United Kingdom that provide supervised exercise therapy sessions by physiotherapists.

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