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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

Shopping bag

NEW! BSSA Shopping Bag!

Introducing the new BSSA shopping bag! Handy for Christmas shopping trips and carrying those all important gifts! Available from our online shop or by calling the BSSA office on 0121 478 0222 to pay by card or cheque. The bag costs £7.50 plus postage.

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Calendar Competition

Calendar Competition 2016

We are launching a 2016 calendar competition and we want you to send in your photographs to be the stars of the show! The calendar will be sold to help raise money for the BSSA.

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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.

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