Arthritis Care supports people across the UK with all types of arthritis.
We have spokespeople and medical experts who are happy to comment on issues affecting people with arthritis and the condition itself. Our London office has an ISDN line (020 7253 8021) available for broadcast interviews.
We also have a pool of people who are happy to share their personal stories of living with arthritis. Some of our personal stories can be found here.
For media enquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7380 6562 (Monday- Friday, 09:00-17:00).For urgent out of hours enquiries, please call 07747 792861.
According to a new survey, published by Arthritis Care Scotland and carried out by Glasgow University’s Training & Research Unit, over half of people with arthritis are unable to work because of their condition.Read “Report highlights job threats for people with arthritis ” in full
A survey being released by Arthritis Care today (Tuesday 9 May) reveals the enormous hidden impact that living with arthritis is having on mental wellbeing.Read “Survey reveals enormous hidden impact of arthritis on mental wellbeing” in full
New figures released today by the Health and Safety Executive show that an estimated 539,000 people had musculoskeletal conditions, such as arthritis, that were caused or made worse by work in 2015/2016.Read “9 Million working days lost to conditions like arthritis” in full
Arthritis Care launches a new support group based in Enfield, next month which aims to provide a lifeline to local people living with the condition.Read “Enfield’s first arthritis support group launches next month” in full
A UK wide survey of over 2000 people conducted by Arthritis Care has revealed that people are enduring years of pain before seeking help for arthritis. It showed that 16% waited over one year while 28% waited over two years before taking action.Read “People enduring years of pain before seeking help for arthritis” in full
There are around 10 million people in the UK living with arthritis. You can see more key statistics about arthritis in the UK in our infographicRead “Arthritis Statistics Infographic - Did you know...” in full
Scotland is facing a disability crisis as the number of people with arthritis is set to double by 2030. Arthritis is already the biggest cause of pain and disability in Scotland and this huge increase to an estimated 1.8m.Read “Number of people with arthritis in Scotland set to double to 1.8m” in full
Arthritis Care’s Chief Executive, Judi Rhys, has been awarded an ACEVO Fellowship Award for 2015.Read “Arthritis Care’s Chief Executive wins ACEVO Fellowship Award” in full
Arthritis Care has produced a booklet for parents – My Child has arthritis. This booklet helps to fill the gap information available on the practical aspects of living with arthritis and is a guide to help parents on the condition.Read “Arthritis Care’s new booklet – My Child has arthritis” in full
Arthritis Care will be celebrating World Arthritis Day on Monday 12th October with a week of brewing up and gathering people together over a cuppa in Time for Tea.Read “Arthritis Care Celebrates World Arthritis Day” in full
Arthritis Care believe that the threshold for access to biologics should be reduced to include those with mild forms of RA.Read “Access to biologics should be improved” in full
Arthritis Care welcomes appointment of Nikki Hill as its new Director of Policy, Communications and Information.Read “Charity appoints new Director of Policy, Communications & Information” in full