Rachel Skillen

What happens if you have RA?

According to National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS), around 690,000 people in the UK have rheumatoid arthritis. That’s about 1% of the population. It’s a serious and painful disease that can result in joints losing their shape, causing permanent damage.

Rheumatoid Arteritis Week

This week we’re helping raise awareness of rheumatoid arthritis. The condition can cause pain, inflammation and stiffness of the joints due to the immune system attacking the joint tissue. If untreated, the condition can lead to permanent disability. Take a look at the NRAS campaign #behindthesmile https://goo.gl/eETSVp

National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day

We can raise awareness by joining the conversation and by sharing information about HIV/AIDS in youth. You never know what impact you have on other people. A lonely teenager might stumble across your tweet by accident and read more about this topic. Parents might feel encouraged to start a conversation with their children. We could