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British Sjögren's Syndrome Association - BSSA

The British Sjögren's Syndrome Association (BSSA) was founded in 1986, as a registered charity, to raise awareness of the disease and support research into its cause and treatment. A self-help organisation with more than 1800 members, the BSSA is dedicated to providing mutual support and information to individuals affected by this disabling disease.

Latest News from BSSA

Helpline News

Helpline Closing Dates

Please note our helpline will be closed from Monday 22nd September until 4pm on Thursday 25th September. It will be back to normal hours from then on.

more details here
On Sale

BSSA Medical Meeting and AGM Tickets NOW available

Taking place on Saturday 13th September 2014 at the Postgraduate Medical
Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham,
B15 2WB. Priority tickets for members are £25 plus £25 for a first guest. For
none BSSA members and further guests, tickets are £50.

more details here
Linda Stone and Stephen McPhail

Cardiff City footballer talks about suffering with Sjögren's

Cardiff City footballer, Stephen McPhail, talks to the BSSA Chairman Linda Stone about suffering with Sjögren's Syndrome.

Watch the video interview with Stephen here.

more details here

Latest Forum Posts

Under active thyroid

Do a lot of people with SS have an under active thyroid. I think they do go together.... more

Sinus and ear infections

I'm back from the GP again today with more acute infections. I reckon this is the... more

Styes and Eye Infections

I am currently feeling very sorry for myself as my right eyelid has swollen to huge... more


Has anyone come out in a rash whilst steroids - I have funny marks come out near my... more

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