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People and Groups

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We're members of several organisations, which we work in collaboration with:

Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance (ARMA)

ARMA is the umbrella body providing a collective voice for the arthritis and musculoskeletal community in the UK.

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Association of Medical Research Charities (amrc)

The Association of Medical Research Charities is a membership organisation of the leading medical and health research charities in the UK.

 Association of Medical Research Charities logo

All Party Parliamentary Group on Medical Research

This group provides a forum and network for parliamentarians with an interest in medical research; encourages collaboration between parliamentarians and medical research bodies; and provides MPs and peers with information on developments in medical research. We support the group together with the Association of Medical Research Charities, Academy of Medical Sciences, Medical Research Council, Cancer Research UK and the Wellcome Trust.

Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE)

The Campaign for Science & Engineering (CaSE) is the leading independent advocate for science and engineering in the UK.

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Care and Support Alliance (CSA)

The Care and Support Alliance represents over 75 of Britain’s leading charities campaigning for a properly funded care system alongside the millions of older people, disabled people and their carers who deserve better care.

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The Disability Benefits Consortium (DBC)

The Disability Benefits Consortium (DBC) is a national coalition of over 50 different charities and other organisations committed to working towards a fair benefits system.

 Disability Benefits Consortium

Falls and Fractures Alliance

Members of the Alliance are working together to prevent falls and fractures and to reduce the rate of hospital admissions for hip fractures and for falls-related injuries among older people.

Pain UK

An alliance providing a voice for people living with pain

Pain UK logo

National Voices

National Voices is the coalition of health and social care charities in England. We work together to strengthen the voice of patients, service users, carers, their families and the voluntary organisations that work for them.

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National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

NCVO champions and strengthens the voluntary sector

 National Council for Voluntary Organisations logo

The Department of Health’s Responsibility Deal

We're a member of the Department of Health’s Responsibility Deal. Through this voluntary programme, we work with the government and other charities, to improve the nation’s public health. We've signed up to the physical activity pledge, which involves raising awareness of the Chief Medical Officer’s guidance on physical activity.

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Fundraising standards

Arthritis Research UK is proud to be a member of the Institute of Fundraising, and as such we are committed to the principles of honesty, accountability and transparency with regard to fundraising

Support Us

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Find out how you can support Arthritis Research UK.

Arthritis Research UK policy


We're working to ensure that government policy meets the needs of people with arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions.


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Arthritis Research UK fund research into the cause, treatment and cure of arthritis. You can support Arthritis Research UK by volunteering, donating or visiting our shops.