The Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance - is the UK umbrella association bringing together support groups, professional bodies and research organisations in the field of arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions. There is a national and local site.
The Arthritis Research UK, founded in 1936, raises funds to promote medical research into the cause, treatment and cure of arthritic conditions; to educate medical students, doctors and allied healthcare professionals about arthritis; and provide information to the general public. Click here to view publications for patients
From high quality information and support to empower you to take control of your arthritis, to campaigning for change.
National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society provides support and information for people with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, their families, friends and carers, and health professionals with an interest in Rheumatoid Arthritis
This website provides information about the National Osteoporosis Society; the structure of the organisation, the services we offer, links to our press centre, our latest news, as well as other useful information relating to the charity.
Freely available, the NHS Clinical Knowledge Summaries (formerly PRODIGY) are a reliable source of evidence-based information and practical 'know how' about the common conditions managed in primary care.
NICE is an independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health.
The BSR is a medical society committed to advancing knowledge and practice in the field of rheumatology. It works at national and local level to promote high quality standards of care for people with these conditions. There is a patient information section which does not offer direct medical advice but does have links to several patient support groups.