Arthritis Research UK

Arthritis Research UK

Charity information

Arthritis Research UK

We're working to take the pain away for sufferers with all forms of arthritis and helping people to remain active. We do this by funding high-quality research, providing information and campaigning.

Founded 1936

  • Mission statement

    Our mission is to reduce the pain and disability resulting from arthritis by:

    - funding high quality research into the cause, treatment and cure of arthritis and translating the results of that research to benefit patients
    - educating and informing the general public, patients and health professionals on all aspects of arthritis
    - campaigning for better treatment and support for all those living with arthritis
    - working in partnership with others to make a greater difference for people with arthritis.

  • Aims

    Arthritis Research UK aims to:

    • Advance the study of and research into the causes, treatment and cure of arthritis and related musculoskeletal disorders and disseminate the useful results of that research.
    • Relieve the needs of those suffering from arthritis and related musculoskeletal disorders.
    • Advance the education of the public in all matters relating to arthritis and related musculoskeletal disorders including those persons suffering from such disorders.
  • Overview

    Established: April 1936

    Registered Charity Number: 207711

    Board members: 16

    Full time staff: 131

    Part time staff: 45

    Volunteers: 18300

    Phone number: 020 7612 9536

    Address: 41 Portland Place London W1B 1QG

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