Clinical Affairs Committee

The Clinical Affairs Committee is responsible for encouraging and facilitating the establishment, maintenance and improvement of good clinical practice and for the provision of high-quality services for persons living with rheumatic diseases.

 Clinical Affairs: Terms of Reference

Clinical Affairs Committee

  • - Chair: Lesley Kay
  • - Vice Chair: Bruce Kirkham
  • - Council Member: Rajan Madhok
  • - Council Member: Catherine Laversuch
  • - Council Member: Rikki Abernethy 
  • - Council Member: Vacant
  • - Member: Neil Hopkinson
  • - Member: Tom Sheeran
  • - Member Chair of SAGWG: Elizabeth MacPhie 
  • - Member: Vacant
  • - BSR representative for NICE: Ben Parker
  • - Senior Registrar (trainee) Council: Adam Croft

Co-opted representatives

  • - BSPAR: Phil Riley
  • - BHPR: Fiona Cramp
  • - ARMA: Federico Moscogiuri
  • - PCR: Tayo Kufeji
  • - Informatics group: Zoe Cole
  • - Arthritis Care: Judi Rhys


Committee papers and minutes

Committee meeting papers and approved minutes to follow. Please contact Anna Lewis. Committee Manager, for copies in the interim.

Click below for dates of all the BSR / BHPR committee meetings for 2017. If you have any queries please contact

Committee Meeting Dates 2017