Healthtalkonline.org and Youthhealthtalk.org are new inter-based multimedia resources that provide free, relaible information about health issues, by sharing real-life experiences. Around 3000 people from across the UK and from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds have been interviewed about their experiences of over 75 health conditions and other challenges related to health and wellbeing.
Youthhealthtalk.org is designed especially for youg people and faces a wide range of topics including Arthritis. Funded by Arthritis Research UK the Arthritis section covers issues such as diagnosis, treatments, school and social life.
Centre for Adolescent Rheumatology
The Centre for Adolescent Rheumatology is a joint research inititive between the Adolescent Unit at University College London Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hopsital.
Most research focuses around adults and younger children, but adolescents often ‘miss out’. The Centre aims to fill in this gap and through both education and undertaking high quality state-of-the art research to ensure that adolescents and young people with arthritis, lupus, myositis and other rheumatic conditions are receiving the best treatment and care.