Change the future report

The “Change the Future” youth conference was part of EULAR Young PARE’s objective to establish an active European network of national youth groups representing young people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs). Thirty-nine individuals from 18 European countries travelled to Retie in Belgium on 21 October 2016 for a weekend of networking and collaborative learning. … Continue reading Change the future report

Summer training for young patient advocates

The European Patients' Forum (EPF) have launched their 'Summer Training Course for Young Patients Advocates', taking place for the first time in July 2017. This leadership programme is an exciting opportunity offering training to young patient advocates and representatives of young patients who have the motivation to learn more about advocacy and maximise their leadership potentials. … Continue reading Summer training for young patient advocates

Tweet chat for communicating with children and young people

Me first is an education and training resource, funded by Health Education England, that is designed to help healthcare professionals to develop their knowledge, skills and confidence in communicating with children and young people. As part of this commitment, the team are hosting a tweet chat, which I encourage you to participate in! Titled 'Why … Continue reading Tweet chat for communicating with children and young people

Resource for healthcare social media researchers

Symplur have recently launched a project in collaboration with Stanford Medicine X to further research in healthcare social media. They have created a public hub for healthcare social media research, as well as existing offerings from Symplur. The new public hub includes: A database of published journal articles in healthcare social media. An email signup form, to enable you … Continue reading Resource for healthcare social media researchers

Your guide to submitting an abstract for the EULAR 2017 congress

Preparing and submitting an abstract for the 18th Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2017) is a fantastic way for you to share the work that you've been doing within rheumatology. You'll be engaging with an audience of patients, families, patient organisations, healthcare professionals, researchers and industry representatives. In 2016, the EULAR congress attracted 13,762 delegates, with some … Continue reading Your guide to submitting an abstract for the EULAR 2017 congress

Professor Hallux’s miraculous medicines

A series of entertaining radio shows designed to bring medical research to life for young people will air throughout January 2017 on Fun Kids, and will be available to download free of charge! Fun Kids, the UK’s only radio station for children and their families, will broadcast a new series called ‘Professor Hallux’s Miraculous Medicines’ from Monday 2nd January 2017 … Continue reading Professor Hallux’s miraculous medicines