Here are the current opportunities available to young people


Your Rheum virtual meetings

  • Thursday 3rd November 2022 7-8:15pm

Email if you would like to attend

Your Rheum face-to-face meetings

  • Saturday 15th October 2022 1-4pm Birmingham
  • Saturday 26th November 2022 1-4pm Belfast

Email if you would like to attend. Your Rheum will cover travel expenses. 

Your Rheum online activities 

Coming soon

Your Rheum mini career projects

If you are thinking about possible careers, or a job you might like to do in the future and you want to find out more, then a Your Rheum mini project might be for you! The Your Rheum team are providing additional, non-rheumatology research project opportunities to members. Read our poster HERE to find out more. Contact Laura to take part or ask a question 

External opportunities 

  • Mental Health project – Timely 

Are you interested in joining a project aiming to support young people’s mental health early? Aged between 11-24? The Anna Freud Centre is a national charity that specialises in supporting children and families’ mental health and wellbeing. They are working with the University of Cambridge on a research project called Timely. Read the project flyer to find out more  HERE and click this link to complete a short form to sign up

  • Health transitioning process NCEPOD (the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death. Improving the quality of healthcare) 

Transition from child to adult health services: Are you a young person, or parent carer of a young person, who has experience of moving from child to adult health services? If so we want to hear your views on the process via this short survey:

  • 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.

  • Versus Arthritis events 2022

Leaflet with all their details can be found here