Here are the current opportunities available for group members to get involved with. This list will be updated as opportunities become available.

Some opportunities are confidential due to the nature of the research and so will only be available to Your Rheum members via our closed Facebook Group. To access these opportunities you must apply to be a group member.

Contact: to get involved in any of these opportunities.

We will be offering online activities that will be updated every 3-4 weeks.

The current online activity can be found here:

Your opinion is greatly appreciated!!

Upcoming Zoom Meeting:

We are organising a meeting on either the 28th or 29th of May. The meeting will last around an hour and will be an opportunity to ask myself, Janet or Katharine any questions that you may have. If you are interested in joining the meeting please email:



National Institute for Heath Research (NIHR) research opportunities

NIHR have put together a leaflet of current research opportunities across the UK for children and young people with JIA.

Please click here for details.


Southampton Study

Are you 17 years old or under and are taking immunosuppressant medication for your rheumatic condition like methotrexate, a biologic or steroids? if yes, are you interested in taking part in a simple online study, organised by the rheumatology team in southampton but involving children, young people and families across the UK looking at COVID related symptoms over the next few months by a simple weekly online questionnaire. For more information go to:

If you are interested, ask your rheumatologist if your centre is taking part and if yes, they can then register you. This study closes at the end of the month, so do be quick!