We are here to offer help, a sympathetic ear, reassurance and factually correct, positive information about PMR (Polymyalgia Rheumatica) and GCA (Giant Cell Arteritis).
The aims of the group are:
To respond to E mail and telephone enquiries to offer help, a sympathetic ear, reassurance and factually correct, positive information. (under the guidance of Professor B Dasgupta, Leading Medical Adviser to PMR-GCA UK).
To hold regular local meetings to discuss problems and share experiences. Invite relevant guest speakers.
To produce a minimum of 2 newsletters per annum.
To facilitate and contribute to research into PMR and GCA.
We currently hold meetings in two venues, Gateshead and Middlesbrough. The meetings are quarterly and the dates, time and place are listed in Events.