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Read our first Act on axial SpA impact report

Interested in our work to drive down diagnostic delay. Then click the button below and download a copy of our first impact report.

The report details the key results from the programme in its first 16 months, detailing how NASS has built a burning platform for driving down the diagnosis time of axial SpA, influenced politicians and key decision makers and increased awareness of the condition among the general public and health care professionals. 

A group of healthcare providers

NASS Freedom of Information request uncovers areas for improvement in secondary care

NASS Freedom of Information request uncovers areas for improvement in secondary care

Published November 22nd 2022
by NASS
AOAS Impact report

NASS launches the first Act on Axial SpA Impact Report

NASS launches the first Act on Axial SpA Impact Report

Published October 18th 2022
by NASS
Health Economics infographic

Delay to diagnosis costs the UK economy £18.7 billion per year

Delay to diagnosis costs the UK economy £18.7 billion per year

Published October 12th 2022
by NASS
The Champions

A warm welcome to our Champions in Primary Care

A warm welcome to our Champions in Primary Care

Published September 30th 2022
by Fiona MacAulay
Group of young doctor people discussing in a medical meeting at the clinic office.

NASS invites expressions of interest to co-design and test an Integrated Pilot as part of the implementation of our Gold Standard time to diagnosis for axial SpA

NASS invites expressions of interest to co-design and test an Integrated Pilot as part of the implementation of our Gold Standard time to diagnosis for axial SpA

Published August 16th 2022
by NASS

Symptom checker follow up survey

Symptom checker follow up survey

Published August 3rd 2022
by NASS
Infographic showing the costs of delayed diagnosis in axial SpA : Waiting, broke and invisible :What's the cost to the individual of delayed diagnosis.

Waiting 8.5 years for a diagnosis risks pushing people in the UK into poverty

Waiting 8.5 years for a diagnosis risks pushing people in the UK into poverty

Published April 26th 2022
by NASS
A woman holds her back in pain

A delay in diagnosis and treatment of axial spondyloarthritis is not exclusive to the post-covid world

A delay in diagnosis and treatment of axial spondyloarthritis is not exclusive to the post-covid world

Published August 17th 2021
by NASS
8.5 years

NASS launches campaign to achieve Gold Standard Time to Diagnosis for Axial SpA

NASS launches campaign to achieve Gold Standard Time to Diagnosis for Axial SpA

Published June 25th 2021
by NASS

Symptoms starting slowly

Pain in the lower back

Improves with movement

Night time waking

Early onset (under 40)