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Every £1 invested in medical research delivers a return equivalent to 25p every year, forever

10 January 2018

Research to tackle musculoskeletal conditions, has delivered a significant long-term return on investment, a new study published today in Health Research Policy and Systems demonstrates.

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Influencing for people with arthritis in 2017

21 December 2017

We know that arthritis can impact on all parts of a person’s life, and as a result our policy, campaigns and public affairs team have had a busy year. Here’s a rundown of their top 5 highlights of 2017.

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Raising awareness of arthritis in Scotland

07 December 2017

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

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

30 November 2017

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

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How will the Budget 2017 affect people with arthritis?

27 November 2017

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.

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Government announces proposals for social care

21 November 2017

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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Arthritis Research UK hunts for product design ideas to help people living with arthritis

14 November 2017

Arthritis Research UK and Design Council Spark are making a final call for innovative design ideas, which would be life altering for people with arthritis.

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Help us improve the care people with arthritis receive

13 November 2017

As part of the Care and Support Alliance we are calling on the Government to publish a consultation looking at ways to improve the social care system for all those who rely on it.

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Retired professional footballers at higher risk of knee osteoarthritis

03 November 2017

Retired professional footballers are far more prone to develop knee pain and osteoarthritis and face problems with their knees earlier in life than the average person, a study has revealed.

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We’re a finalist for a Market Research Society Award for Application of Research

02 November 2017

We’re thrilled to have been nominated for a 2017 Market Research Society award for Application of Research.

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