Clerk: Mrs Joanna Noles
26 Church Street, Church
Piece, Charlton Kings
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GL53 8AR

Gloucestershire Arthritis Trust

Details:

Local fundraising charity to help people affected by rheumatism, arthritis and similar diseases of the joints through funding resources and research.

Address
Parkside, Cheltenham General hospital, Sandford Road, Cheltenham GL53 7AN
Telephone
01242 221005
Website
http://www.Glosarthritistrust.org

Arthritis Action

Details:

National organisations that helps people with arthritis incorporate self management techniques into their daily lifestyle. Includes nutritional and weight consultations and other benefits such as events, magazine and reductions on consultations with clinical practitioners. The charity aims to help people to lead a more active life. Membership is £15 per year if paid by direct debit. There is free information on a variety of topics on the website such as different diets; exercise; pain management and well-being. There are also webinars to watch.

Address
58 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AE
Telephone
0203 7817120
Website
http://Arthritisaction.org.uk

National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS)

Details:

A national charity with plenty of online information (see website) which has a membership fee of £20.00 per year if paid by Direct Debit. Membership gives benefits of a free magazine, events and opportunity to take part in research trials. The website has information on what the condition is; self management of the condition, local groups information, an on line community and opportunities to speak with other with R.A. The nearest local groups is the Gloucester NRAS Group who usually hold meetings in the Gloucester South Community Fire Station.

Address
NRAS, Ground Floor, 4 Switchback Office Park, Gardner Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 7RJ
Telephone
0800 298 7650
Website
http://www.nras.org.uk