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Arthritis Research UK press releases

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NHS too slow helping people with inflammatory arthritis

25 July 2016

The NHS is failing to assess people with rheumatoid and early inflammatory arthritis quickly enough, a clinical audit has shown.

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Two new trustees recruited to help drive our changing strategy

12 May 2016

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve appointed two new trustees to our board. Professor Sallie Lamb will contribute her primary care and therapy expertise while Alex Hesz will be adding his digital experience.

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New MSPs to fight for people with arthritis

06 May 2016

Election night 2016 in Scotland was a big night for people with arthritis, with 39 Arthritis Champions, from all of the major parties, being elected to the Scottish Parliament.

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Health service top priority for people with arthritis living in Scotland, according to new poll

05 May 2016

People with arthritis in Scotland aren't satisfied with the NHS and quality of care it provides, according to a new poll commissioned by Arthritis Research UK.

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Actress Claire King supports our Be The Difference campaign

29 April 2016

On Thursday 28 April, Coronation Street actress Claire King appeared on ITV's Lorraine to talk about her experience of living with arthritis and our new campaign: Be the Difference.

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New survey highlights severe impact of arthritis pain on daily life – but there is hope

25 April 2016

Three in four people with arthritis and joint pain say pain stops them living life to the full, according to a new survey carried out for Arthritis Research UK with The Daily Telegraph.

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PIP changes: Government ‘moving the goalposts’ for most vulnerable

18 March 2016

We're calling on the Government to reconsider its recent announcement to change the assessment of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for disabled people.

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Budget 2016: Sugar tax ‘not enough’

16 March 2016

We've welcomed the Government’s decision to introduce a sugar tax on sugary drinks, while warning that more needs to be done to prioritise the prevention of arthritis.

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Cloudy with a chance of pain? Researchers need you to find out if pain is linked to the weather

11 March 2016

With the help of people with arthritis and a new smartphone app, scientists at the University of Manchester will be able to investigate the age-old theory that there’s a link between the weather and the pain caused by arthritis.

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Big rise in hip replacements over last decade

03 March 2016

Official NHS figures have shown the number of hip replacements has risen significantly in England.

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