Primary care bulletins
Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre
These bulletins are produced through a collaboration between the
Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre at Keele University, and Arthritis Research UK.
They provide information for general practitioners, the primary care team, teachers, trainers and policy makers about musculoskeletal problems in practice.
Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre Bulletins
Bulletin 1: What do general practitioners see?
Bulletin 2: Consultations for selected diagnoses and regional problems
Bulletin 3: Patient experiences
Bulletin 4: The management of knee pain
Bulletin 5: Supporting return to work
Bulletin 6: Trends in GP pain medication prescribing
Bulletin 7: How do we translate evidence into practice?
Bulletin 8: Diagnosis and management of gout
Bulletin 9: Electronic templates and the management of patients with low back pain
Bulletin 10: In sickness and in health: shared risk factors for musculoskeletal consultations in couples
Bulletin 11: A new look at pain
Bulletin 12: Living well with chronic pain in later life
Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre: Guide for people with osteoarthritis
Download the OA guidebook
The guidebook combines best clinical and research evidence with patient experience and priorities. It can be used in primary care consultations to guide discussions between health professionals and patients, and facilitate decision-making about treatments and/or self-management.