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Health professionals and students

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Clinical assessment of the musculoskeletal system

A guide for medical students and healthcare professionals.

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Network News

Latest policy updates, educational resources and developments in MSK healthcare.

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Core skills in musculoskeletal care

Take our free online programme to improve your skills and increase your confidence in treating musculoskeletal problems.

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The Professional Network

The professional network is an active community that brings together health care professionals to transform care for people with arthritis.

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Joint matters

Joint Matters is a new clinical update for healthcare professionals written by healthcare professionals. Joint Matters provides concise, up to date articles on the latest topics in musculoskeletal health.

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Learning zone for healthcare professionals

Short courses and best-practice guidelines for putting your continued professional development into practice.

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Video resources

Video resources to support the teaching or learning of clinical examination skills

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Hands On, Synovium, Topical Reviews

Read the latest issues of our reports for health professionals, or browse the archives

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Assessing and managing patients with joint pain

Developed by Education for Health in conjunction with Arthritis Research UK, this is a Degree-level module accredited by the Open University.

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Musculoskeletal impact toolkit

Guidance and practical resources to enable GPs and other healthcare professionals to demonstrate the impact of their learning in improving patient care.

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Information for your patients

See our exercise sheets and video clips for patients or browse our range of patient information

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Examples of good practice for nurses and AHPs

Some of the ways in which nurses and allied health professionals are helping to improve care and services for people with arthritis.

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Five minutes to musculoskeletal care

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Do you have 5 minutes? Would you like to know more about some MSK conditions? Access the new bitesize eLearning here.

Visit our primary care area

A collection of information and resources of special interest to healthcare professionals in primary care

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