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News from Arthritis Research UK

Raising awareness of arthritis in Scotland

Left to right: Tracey Loftis, Dr Mohini Gray, Maureen McAllister, Rachael Hamilton MSP, Jeremy Balfour MSP, Kathryn Martin, Angela Donaldson-Bruce

On Tuesday 5th December, we held a Scottish parliamentary reception in Holyrood to highlight the prevalence and impact of arthritis in Scotland.

Carpenter with two apprentices

Government announces response on the Work, Health and Disability Green Paper

On 30 November 2017 the Government announced its plans to support people with disability and long term health conditions to be in work.


How will the Budget 2017 affect people with arthritis?

On 22nd November, the Chancellor Phillip Hammond, announced the Government’s plans for taxation and spending. If you are affected by arthritis, here are the top four topics you need to know about.

Social care worker with a lady

Government announces proposals for social care

On 16 November 2017, the Government announced that it will publish a green paper on social care and support by summer 2018. We welcome this but are concerned by some of the details.

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