BRITSpA is organised exclusively for non-profit, educational, and scientific purposes, specifically to facilitate sharing of information related to all aspects of the Spondyloarthritis group of diseases including but not limited to axial SpA (including Ankylosing Spondylitis), Psoriatic arthritis, Reactive arthritis, arthritis related to inflammatory bowel disease and undifferentiated spondyloarthritis.

This purpose includes networking among members of the various medical disciplines that manage or investigate aspects of these conditions and related disorders to enhance research, diagnosis and treatment of the Spondyloarthritis.