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Australian Quality Standard for Rheumatoid Arthritis - August 2023

The Australian Rheumatology Association (ARA), in collaboration with Arthritis Australia, is developing a Quality Standard for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), to improve the quality of care for people living with RA.

The final quality statements will be based on consensus agreement by healthcare professionals involved in the care of people with RA, as well as people living with RA.

ARA invites ASCIA members to take part in an online survey to indicate agreement with the:

  1. Selection of priority areas
  2. Content and wording of each quality statement

The survey is available at and is open until 6th September 2023. 

For more information, please review the Participant Information Sheet for healthcare professionals:

pdfParticipant Information Sheet for Healthcare Professionals240.40 KB

This news item was issued on 21 August 2023 by Jill Smith, CEO of ASCIA, the peak professional body for clinical immunology and allergy in Australia and New Zealand.