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Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week

by francesca.wythe on 04 June 2018 14:16
18th-24th June

Rheumatoid arthritis awareness week is taking place from 18th-24th June. Building on the back of the 2017 campaign (#behindthesmile) and raise more awareness for this invisible illness and the impact it has on those living with it.


The 2018 campaign is #ReframeRA


The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) are asking supporters, whether you have RA yourself, are a family member, friend or healthcare professional to film themselves talking about RA. The video can be between 30-60 seconds and should be based around one or more of the topics below:

· How RA affects your joints on a day to day basis and how you’ve overcome obstacles

· How RA is about more than just joints– does RA affect your eyes, heart lungs or other areas?

· How RA has affected your work or education

· Any experiences you have had with your disease feeling invisible e.g. reactions from friends and family, or the general public about it

· NRAS also...
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