National Service for Pregnancy and Rheumatic Diseases (NKSR) is located in Trondheim, Norway, and is affiliated with the Department of Rheumatology at St. Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospital.
It is well known that there is an interaction between rheumatic diseases and pregnancy.
The National Service for Pregnancy and Rheumatic diseases’ (NKSR) purpose is to possess and spread updated knowledge regarding the period before, during and after pregnancy in patients with rheumatic diseases. NKSR’s primary task is to spread knowledge to all regional health authorities to ensure that patients have equal access to current best practice health care. NKSR contributes to research, heightening competency and academic development, and thereby improving national knowledge on this topic. NKSR arranges courses and teaches at all academic levels throughout the country. Both health care workers and patients can contact NKSR by phone for advice and guidance.