Course update: Read our official statement on the Cancellation of the Core Course due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 


BRITSpA is happy to announce its new CORE COURSE: Essentials in Spondyloarthritis. For its 2020 edition, the course will cover primarily axial Spondyloarthritis. Further courses with a focus on Psoriatic arthritis, Imaging, etc are planned for future dates.


Course content

The 2020 course will cover key areas for the identification, diagnosis and management of axial spondyloarthritis, including:

·       Pathogenesis

·       Disease presentation / diagnosis / classification

·       Imaging

·       Extra-spinal manifestations / Comorbidities

·       Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management

The final programme can be found here.


Key information

Date            Wednesday 16th September 2020

Time            0930 – 1530

Venue          Hilton Metropole, Birmingham



Course fees

Delegates must complete a registration form. An invoice will be sent once registration is completed.  Registration fees are:

·       Consultant / GP                                                                    £250

·       Staff grade / Junior doctor / Clinical fellow / Trainee       £200

·       Other, including AHPs / nurses / non-clinical scientists  £150

·       Industry representative                                                        £500


Late registrations

Registrations after the 1st August 2020 will be subjected to an extra 15% charge.



Once a booking has been made, substitutions can be made (change of delegate), subject to a £25 administration fee.

Cancellations prior to 16th July will be processed and refunded, subject to a £25 administration fee.  Cancellations after this date will not be refunded.


CPD points

CPD points will be available