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Arthritis Research UK press releases

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Research explores link between mental health and rheumatoid arthritis

16 July 2018

A new study has gone further towards ensuring people living with both rheumatoid arthritis and mental health problems get the best treatment for them.

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MPs learn more about aids and adaptations

13 July 2018

On the 11th July we organised a Parliamentary event to discuss our new report ‘Room to Manoeuvre’. It was attended by the Minister of State at the Department of Health and Social Care Caroline Dinenage, Shadow Minister for Social Care and Mental Health Barbara Keeley, and Shadow Minister for Public Health Sharon Hodgson, alongside numerous MPs and stakeholders.

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Report reveals people with arthritis are missing out on vital support in their homes

29 June 2018

People with arthritis are missing out on aids and adaptations they are entitled to from local authorities, putting their independence and safety at risk and placing an unnecessary financial burden on families, warns a new report from Arthritis Research UK.

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Research funding to help people live well with arthritis and find a cure

31 May 2018

New funding from Arthritis Research UK promises to boost the search for an arthritis cure and improve the lives of people living with arthritis today.

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Government responds to inquiry on benefits assessment process

29 May 2018

In April 2018 the Government responded to findings from the Work and Pensions select committee following an inquiry into the assessment process for two benefits.

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Voices from the social care system

10 May 2018

Today the Care and Support Alliance, of which we are members, has released a powerful new report called Voices from the social care system.

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Arthritis Research UK joins forces with Medical Research Council to tackle childhood arthritis

04 May 2018

Arthritis Research UK has partnered with the Medical Research Council (MRC) to study childhood arthritis and develop tailored treatments.

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Tackling the challenges of living with multiple health conditions

03 May 2018

Living with multiple conditions can be challenging, so we’re leading a piece of work to tackle this area head on.

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Positive news for paediatric rheumatology services in Wales

01 May 2018

Our campaign to establish a rheumatology service for children and young people in Wales has received a number of boosts this month.

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Help us change the Scottish Government’s mind about arthritis

27 April 2018

Help influence the Scottish Government’s action plan to help people live healthier and more active. Write to your MSP to explain why diet, physical activity and healthy weight are important to help prevent and manage the pain of arthritis, and why providing support for people with arthritis should be a priority in the Government’s strategy.

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