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You can support the work carried out by PMRGCAuk by buying our Christmas.....more

Article based on PMRGCAuk members' survey published in Clinical Rheumatology

Dr Sara Muller and colleagues from Keele University worked with PMRGCAuk.....more

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Our second annual PMRGCAuk Week gets underway on 18th June and Elizabeth.....more

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Bedfordshire Meet Up - September 2018

Thu 27 Sep 2018
Frosts Garden Centre, Conservatory, Sandy Road, Willington, Bedford, MK44 3QP

Coventry Meet Up - September 2018

Fri 28 Sep 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Coventry, Paradise Way, Walsgrave Triangle, Coventry CV2 2ST

Bath Meet Up

Mon 1 Oct 2018
Garfunkels, The Orange Grove, Bath, BA1 1LP, Bath

Taunton Meet Up - October 2018

Tue 2 Oct 2018
The Griffin, Harvester Pub, Blackbrook Park Avenue, Taunton, TA2 6AL

Portishead - October 2018

Thu 4 Oct 2018
Wesley Centre, Portishead Methodist Church Hall, High Street, Portishead, BS20 6EN

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TENTH ANNIVERSARY APPEAL

Over the past ten years, with your support, we have done so much. But now, as more and more people find out about us, we need to raise more money to help them.

 

Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) and Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) are linked rheumatic conditions that are little known by the public and have been poorly understood in medicine, although scientific interest in them is now increasing. They can strike separately, but often together, and usually affect older people. They cause severe pain and discomfort and the standard treatment is long-term use of corticosteroids. Undiagnosed and untreated GCA can lead to catastrophic sight loss, although this is easily prevented if caught in time.

Polymyalgia Rheumatica & Giant Cell Arteritis UK (PMRGCAuk) is a registered charity established to meet the needs of people with these debilitating conditions, their friends, families and helping professionals.

What we offer

We offer information and support at all stages – from diagnosis through to recovery. We provide information packs, a helpline, newsletters, support groups around the country, and a web forum where you can share your experiences and learn from other people with PMR and GCA.

Above all, we offer hope!

FREE HELPLINE: 0300 111 5090 or helpline@pmrgca.org.uk 
GENERAL ENQUIRIES: 0300 999 5090 or info@pmrgca.org.uk

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