Saturday, 23 October 2010

Our individual voices are too quiet.....

Disabled People of Great Britain.... A video post by @BendyGirl


The changes announced by George Osborne in Wednesdays Comprehensive Spending Review have so far sent a shock wave of terror through the approximately 10 million people who have disabilities living in Great Britain.

Want To Play With Fire ?......

Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming 'WOW'

Thursday, 14 October 2010

World Arthritis Day Letters

Many people have written letters to the Prime Minister for World Arthritis Day.  Some explaining the impact the condition can have on them, what can be done to make life easier and others including a diary of what each day can bring.  

Below is a letter written by Beth.  

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

NRAS mark World Arthritis Day at 10 Downing Street

World Arthritis Day was Tuesday, 12 October and NRAS together with its members, health professionals and MPs have been working together to raise awareness of RA and of what needs to be done to improve outcomes for patients.

The theme of World Arthritis Day 2010 was ‘let’s work together’ so it is very appropriate that different people have been lending support to NRAS in its campaign for improvements in services for people with rheumatoid arthritis. With the 'let's work together' emphasis, NRAS were accompanied to Downing Street by members Jean Burke, Sarah Wallace and myself. 

Open Letter to the UK Government - World Arthritis Day 2010

There has been excellent cross party support for our work as demonstrated by John Baron MP (Conservative), Adrian Sanders MP (Lib Dem) and Valerie Vaz MP (Labour) signing an open letter to the UK Government sent to a national newspaper. 

The letter is below;

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

I Could Cry!

In fact as I type this, I am.....  I don't usually blog when I'm mad or upset... I tend to go make a cuppa tea and then write when I have a clearer head...

Today though, I need a distraction.

Friday, 1 October 2010

eBay supports NRAS for World Arthritis Day

The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) will be on the eBay checkout for a week beginning 11th October to coincide with World Arthritis Day (WAD).