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UK House of Commons debates on Ankylosing Spondylitis

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A Member of Parliament in the United Kingdom, Mr. Huw Irranca-Davies, led a debate in the House of Commons on ankylosing spondylitis (AS).

This is his wish list from that debate:

* Increase the awareness and recognition of AS
* Improve the way people with AS are referred
* MRI, instead of X-rays, for early diagnosis
* Improve access to the right specialists
* Improve access to the best medical and surgical advances
* Implement long-term monitoring by appropriate experts
* Develop quality standards and clinical guidelines for AS

Read more: BBC News, February 2013

Link to video on BBC News website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/house-of-commons-21580266