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Arthritis Care in Northern Ireland
Arthritis Care acts on behalf of people with arthritis in Northern Ireland. We provide them, their families and friends with support, understanding, information and expertise so that they can cope with the impact of the condition and get the most out of life.
Information and Support
Latest news from Northern Ireland
Less pain, more gain is Arthritis Care Northern Ireland’s Manifesto for the upcoming Election. It challenges the myth of arthritis being an older person’s issue and sets out a number of measures that will achieve better outcomes for people with arthritis.
Arthritis Care are delighted to announce that their Living Well with Arthritis service, which has been successfully running in England, will be rolled out in Northern Ireland in 2016 thanks to funding from the Ulster Garden Villages Limited.
Events and activities in Northern Ireland
- Every Saturday 23/04/16 - 28/05/16, 10.30am - 1.00pm
This course will help you develop the skills and confidence you need to better manage your condition and feel more equipped to cope with daily life.Read “Challenging your Condition - Kilmaddy Centre, Dungannon ” in full
- Every Thursday 28/04/16 - 02/06/16, 10.30am - 1.00pm
This course will help you develop the skills and confidence you need to better manage your condition and feel more equipped to cope with daily life.Read “Challenging Your Condition - Girdwood Hub, North Belfast ” in full
New volunteering opportunities for Northern Ireland
- Various locations across Northern Ireland
- Based at Northern Ireland Officer in Belfast with some travel
Upcoming fundraising events
Belfast will host the 2016 event on Bank Holiday Monday 2 May. Over 17,500 runners are expected to hit the streets of North, South, East and West of the City.
As part of Arthritis Care Week, we want to raise awareness of why Arthritis Matters with a challenge event to launch the week off. We would be absolutely thrilled to have to you as part of the Arthritis Care Three Peaks team.
Branch and group meetings in Northern Ireland
Latest stories from Northern Ireland
Shay was diagnosed with Lupus aged 13. He shares his experience of attending his very first Positive Future workshop and how he has since gained confidence in himself and his abilities both academically and in setting goals for the future.
- Ankylosing spondylitisNorthern Ireland
When Andrea was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis at the age of 21, the pain was so intense she thought her life was over. Now 47, thanks to advice and information from Arthritis Care she has had the confidence to keep going.