Arthritis and You
Rheumatoid Arthritis Week 2018
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We are delighted to have been featured in the Sunday Telegraph's special inset 'Arthritis and You' on 17th June, to coincide with National Rheumatoid Arthritis Week 18-24 June 2018.
The campaign included a special interview with our CEO Shantel Irwin, looking at the mental health challenges of living with arthritis.
AGM & Conference
Membership News
On 21st June, we held our Annual General Meeting and Members' Conference at the King's Fund in Central London.
The day featured talks by our health experts on topics such as fatigue and sleep, and dealing with pain. We also hosted, for the very first time, a light  session by Dance West, who showcased some new moves to inspire us to remain active! 
Thanking our longest serving Trustee
Trustee Deborah Breakspear steps down
After 27 years on our Board of Trustees, we are sad to announce that Deborah Breakspear is stepping down from her role.
Debbie became a Trustee in 1991, after a  friend introduced her to the Charity, following a severe flare-up in her arthritis. She recalls being offered very sympathetic and understanding advice and was put in touch with Arthritis Action’s experts who introduced her to our self-management approach. We want to thank her for her service and wish her all the best for the future.
Upcoming Events!
Don't miss our next events in your local area
Self-Management Event
Don't miss our next Self-Management Event in Southampton on 2nd & 3rd of July.
Coventry 25 June
Leicester 26 June
Staines 26 June
Bristol 2 July
Ferndown 16 July
London 17 July
Norwich 18 July
Warrington 21 July
Kent 23 July
Bury St Edmunds 24 July
You can also join us at Warrington Disability Awareness Day on 15 July - more info
To register your place, or for more information, email us at or call us on 0203 781 7120.

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