Change the future

When you make a choice, you change the future. That choice could be a disaster, or the best thing you’ve ever done. We make conscious decisions to change the future based upon our past experiences, usually to make our lives, or the world, a better place. Having just returned from the 2nd EULAR Young PARE conference, […]

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It’s in your hands, take action!

Today is no ordinary day. Every year, on 12th October, people from across the globe come together to celebrate World Arthritis Day. Although it seems contradictory to celebrate the fact that we have to live with chronic health conditions every day, I see this day as an important opportunity to talk, raise awareness amongst the […]

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Label jars, not people

It saddens me that, in 2016, we live in a society where mental health continues to be a ‘label’. Mental health is everyone’s business. We all have times when we feel down, stressed or frightened. For most of the time, those feelings pass. However, these feelings may develop into a more serious problem, and do you want to know the […]

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Making better medicines for children

Last week, I was delighted to attend the 8th Conference of the European Paediatric Formulation Initiative, in partnership with the International Association for Pharmaceutical Technology, as an invited speaker. The event, held in Lisbon, Portugal, brought together researchers, policy makers and people from industry, to discuss new and innovative ways to make medicines better for children […]

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Lupus awareness month

Lupus awareness month takes place during October in the UK every year. It is an important opportunity to raise awareness of this disease amongst the public and health professionals, as well as improving the understanding of the impact that lupus can have.

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