Dame Carol Black at ARMA Annual Lecture

05 January 2018

We are excited to announce Arthritis Action is sponsoring this year’s annual lecture by Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance (ARMA), with a talk by Dame Carol Black, who will be reviewing the progress to date, as outlined in the recent government paper ‘Improving Lives: the future of work, health and disability, and the other actions, tools and guidance needed to make progress’.

As Member of the musculoskeletal conditions community, Arthritis Action welcomes the conversation around increasing access opportunities for people with disability, looking at how chronic conditions can impact on the individual. Considering the tremendous physical and mental strain of experiencing chronic musculoskeletal conditions, it is paramount, that access to work and wellbeing is considered on a greater scale by the Government.

The lecture will take place at 6pm on the 29th January, at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and you can book tickets here.

About Dame Carol Black

Professor Dame Carol Black is Principal of Newnham College Cambridge, expert adviser on health and work at Public Health England, expert adviser to NHS England on the health and wellbeing of NHS staff and Chairman of the Nuffield Trust for Research and Policy Studies in Health Services.  She is also a member of the Welsh Government’s Bevan Commission on health in Wales. She has recently completed for the Prime Minister an independent review of the impact of addiction to drugs, alcohol or obesity on employment and the benefits system.

About ARMA

The Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance (ARMA) is the umbrella body for the arthritis and musculoskeletal community in the UK, and our mission is to transform the quality of life of people with musculoskeletal conditions. Our member organisations include patient support groups, research charities and national professional bodies.