In this section we will share with you other sources of information that may be of interest to you, your family or your Carer. This includes other local and national charities that share a passion in helping those with arthritis, useful websites and ongoing local research.
As well as the Haywood Foundation, there are National charities that focus on trying to improve the information that is available to you about arthritis.
This is the only charity in the UK dedicated to transforming axial SpA (AS) care in the UK. Find out more about what axial SpA (AS) is, and why their work is so important.
In 2020 a group of people with joint pain and mental health problems joined forces with North Staffordshire clinicians to see if they could improve clinical services. The work was funded by the Health Foundation. Together they came up with three ideas to help patients and clinical staff.
Since their first meeting this group has:
For research projects that the Foundation has supported and that are currently taking place please CLICK HERE
As muscle and joint pain is so common, national research programmes (National Institute for Health Research), national charities and the university sector are all involved in conducting and delivering research to increase our understanding of the causes and impact of arthritis.
Further information can be found at:
MPFT is one of the largest Community Trusts in the UK and is committed to research and Innovation. Please click on the logo to find out more about the Academic Rheumatology Group at MPFT.