Local Patient Support Groups

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    Local Patient Support Groups

    We have several active patient support groups who meet regularly. Please click on the individual groups to find out more about when the groups meet and how you can make contact.

    NRAS: National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (Preston & District)

    Meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month from 10.00am until 12noon at the Minerva Health Centre, Lowthorpe Road, Deepdale, Preston, PR1 6SB. 
    Visiting guest speakers when available and attendance by Rheumatology Health Professionals quarterly.

    Link to website

    NOS: National Osteoporosis Society (Preston & District Support Group)

    Meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7:30pm at Tanterton Village Centre, Kidsgrove, Ingol, PR2 7BX (No meetings during July and August)

    For details of the programme please follow this link

    For more information contact:
    Marion Fogarty 01772 863859 or email marionfogarty@aol.com

    Lupus UK (Preston & District Group)

    Bi-monthly “Coffee & Chat” 2nd Wednesday of the month at 1pm (January, March, May, July, September, November) at the Duxbury Garden Centre, Chain House Lane, Whiteside, Preston, PR4 4LB

    For more information click on the following link

    Vasculitis UK Support Group (North West)

    Quarterly meetings with presentations from a variety of consultants and health care professionals.

    For more information contact:
    Jann Landles on jann@vasculitis.org.uk or or visit the website