Useful Links

Arthritis Research Campaign (ARC)

ARC - committed to curing arthritis

St Mary's Court
St Mary's Gate
Chesterfield
Derbyshire S41 7TD
Tel: 01246 558033
Fax: 01246 558007
Email: enquiries@arthritisresearchuk.org
Website: www.arthritisresearchuk.org


Arthritis Care

Arthritis Care is the largest UK-wide voluntary organisation working with and for all people with arthritis. We aim to promote independence and empower people with arthritis to live positive lives as well as raise awareness of the condition.

18 Stephenson Way
London NW1 2HD
Tel: 020 7380 6500
Fax: 020 7380 6505
Helpline: 080 8800 4050 (free weekdays 12.00 - 16.00)
Email: info@arthritiscare.org.uk
Website: www.arthritiscare.org.uk


British Society for Rheumatology (BSR)

The British Society for Rheumatology (BSR) is a medical society committed to advancing knowledge and practice in the field of rheumatology. BSR aim to improve awareness and understanding of arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions and work at national and local level to promote high quality standards of care for people with these conditions.

41 Eagle Street
London WC1R 4AR
Tel: 020 7242 3313
Fax: 020 7242 3277
Email: bsr@rheumatology.org.uk
Website: www.rheumatology.org.uk


Primary Care Rheumatology Society

Primary Care Rheumatology Society ( PCR ) aim to improve education in Rheumatology in general practice, to set up relevant research topics, to increase communication between hospital rheumatologists and other relevant health professionals, with the ultimate aim of improving care for patients with rheumatic disease.

PO Box 42
Northallerton
North Yorkshire DY7 8YG
Tel: 01609 774794
Fax: 01609 774726
Email: helen@pcrsociety.freeserve.com
Website: www.pcrsociety.com


Behcet's Syndrome Society

The Behcet's Syndrome Society aims to provide support and information for sufferers and their carers. It also promotes educating health professionals about the disease. The Society provides financial aid for sufferers in need.

3 Church Close
Lanbourne
Hungerford RG17 8PU
Tel: 01488 71116
Email: info@behcets-society.fsnet.co.uk
Website: www.behcets.org.uk


British Sjögren's Syndrome Association

The British Sjögren's Syndrome Association aims to raise awareness and educate people about the condition, and support research into its cause and treatment. There is a support group for sufferers of the auto-immune rheumatic disease.

PO Box 10867
Birmingham B16 0ZW
Tel: 0121 455 6532
Email: kate@bssa.uk.net
Website: www.bssa.uk.net


Fibromyalgia Association UK

The Fibromyalgia Association UK (FMA UK ) is a non-profit making organisation working towards raising awareness of fibromyalgia (FM) in the UK .

PO Box 206
Stourbridge DY9 8YL
Tel: 0870220 1232 (Mon-Fri 10.00am - 4.00pm )
Fax: 0870 752 5118
Email: fms@blueyonder.com
Website: www.fibromyalgia-associationuk.org


Hypermobility Syndrome Association (HMSA)

The Hypermobility Syndrome Association (HMSA) is a charity run by and for people diagnosed with the Hypermobility Syndrome (HMS).

PO Box 1122
Nailsea
Bristol BS48 2YZ
Tel: 0845 3454465 (Mon-Fri 9.00am-1.00pm )
Email: info@hypermobility.org
Website: www.hypermobility.org


National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society

The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society is a patient led national Charity focussing entirely and specifically on Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Mrs Ailsa Bosworth
Chair Briarwood House
11 College Avenue
Berkshire SL6 6AR
Tel: 01628 670606
Fax: 01628 638810
Email: enquiries@rheumatoid.org.uk
Website: www.rheumatoid.org.uk


Psoriatic Arthropathy Alliance

PO Box 111
St Albans
Herts AL2 3J
Tel/Fax: 01923 672837
Email: info@paalliance.org
Website: www.paalliance.org


The Raynaud's and Scleroderma Society

The Raynaud's and Scleroderma Assocoation is a national charity committed to increasing awareness of these potentially devastating diseases and raising money for essential research in order to determine cause, enhance treatment and find a cure .

Mrs Anne H Mawdsley MBE Director
112 Crewe Road
Alsager
Cheshire ST7 2JA
Tel: 01270 872 776
Fax: 01270 883 556
Email: info@raynauds.org.uk
Website: www.raynauds.org.uk


Lupus UK

Lupus UK are a national charity helping people with the presently incurable immune system illness lupus. Lupus UK support some 8,000 members through Regional Groups and advise many others on the symptoms prior to diagnosis.

St James House
Eastern Road
Romford
Essex RM1 3NH
Tel: 01708 731 251
Fax: 01708 731 252
Email: headoffice@lupus-uk.freeserve.co.uk
Website: www.lupusuk.com


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