3rd Rheumatology Patient Conference

The conference on June 2014 was hosted by the Rheumatology Team at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead in conjunction with Arthritis Care Gateshead and NRAS.

Over 100 people attended the day and had the opportunity to listen to informative and inspirational talks, view the various 14 stands that were available form local charities, NHS departments and local companies. afternoon tea was provided and goody bags for all who attended.

Some of talks included coping with fatigue, learning to deal and live with pain and osteoporosis as well as other interesting topics.

These conferences are held every two years and are extremely helpful and beneficial to all people affected by arthritis to help them live with a long term condition.