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Health professionals and students

Reports front pages

Hands On, Synovium, Topical Reviews

Read the latest issues of our reports for health professionals, or browse the archives

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Clinical assessment of the musculoskeletal system

a guide for medical students and healthcare professionals

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Video resources

Video resources to support the teaching or learning of clinical examination skills

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Assessing and managing patients with joint pain

Developed by Education for Health in conjunction with Arthritis Research UK, this is a Degree-level module accredited by the Open University.

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Core skills in musculoskeletal care

Working with the Royal College of General Practitioners, Arthritis Research UK has funded and jointly developed a new training programme to improve skills in diagnosing and managing musculoskeletal conditions.

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Musculoskeletal impact toolkit

Guidance and practical resources to enable GPs and other healthcare professionals to demonstrate the impact of their learning in improving patient care – including suggestions for clinical audits, case reviews and significant event analysis (SEA).

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Information for your patients

See our exercise sheets and video clips for patients or browse our range of patient information

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Examples of good practice for nurses and AHPs

Just some of the ways in which nurses and allied health professionals are helping to improve care and services for people with arthritis

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Share your day

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This National Arthritis Week, share your story and help get us one step closer to helping more people live free from the pain of arthritis.

The absent health professional

The educational needs of nurses, allied health professionals and associate practitioners working with people with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis

Visit our primary care area

A collection of information and resources of special interest to healthcare professionals in primary care

Order our publications

Order publications from the online shop, or use the bulk order form.

Paediatric Musculoskeletal Matters

An online resource for clinicians wishing to enhance their skills in assessing and managing musculoskeletal problems in children

Useful links for health professionals and students


a website for students of musculoskeletal medicine.  Register for free access to personalised learning features, or just browse.

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