Arthritis

Credits

Researchers

Special thanks

Our special thanks go to the young people and parents who shared their stories with us.  A big thanks also goes out to the families, health professionals and charities who helped with recruitment, including National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society (NASS), Arthritis Care, and the Children’s Chronic Arthritis Association (CCAA).  We would also like to thank Arthritis Research UK for funding the project.

Further acknowledgements

We would like to thank Dr Janet McDonagh and Dr Helen Salisbury for providing clinical advice throughout the project. 

Advisory Panel

Michelle Grainger
Information Content Manager, Arthritis Research UK

Janine Hackett
Head of Occupational Therapy, Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Emma Inness
Nurse Specialist in Paediatric Rheumatology, Oxford Paediatric and Adolescent Rheumatology Centre 

Dr Konrad Jacobs
Consultant Clinical Psychologist, The Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital and The Children’s Hospital, Oxford

Bernadette Johnson
Senior Physiotherapist, Samuel Johnson Hospital, Staffs

Eunice Godbold
Nurse Specialist in Paediatric Rheumatology, Oxford Paediatric and Adolescent Rheumatology Centre

David Lewis
Youthhealthtalk Advisory Board Member and young person representative

Dr Janet E McDonagh
Clinical Senior Lecturer in Paediatric and Adolescent Rheumatology, University of Birmingham & Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Ulla Räisänen
Senior Qualitative Researcher, Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford

Dr Karen Shaw
Research Fellow/Psychologist, Health and Population Sciences , University of Birmingham

Charlotte Stacey
Young person representative

Dr Nick Wilkinson
Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre

Keir Windsor
Education Manager Arthritis Research UK

Sue Ziebland
Research Director, Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford

Supported by:

Arthritis Research UK

Grant holders:
Sue Ziebland
Ann Mcpherson
Janet E McDonagh
Maria Salinas
Graham Shaw

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