An article I wrote sharing my thoughts on shielding coming to an end has been re-published by ASone, the young person’s branch of the National Axial Spondyloarthritis Society (NASS). You can find the piece on their website here: http://asone.nass.co.uk/guest-blog-as-shielding-comes-to-an-end-in-england-do-you-feel-safe/ This is the first time that something I have written originally […]
So here it is, my first YouTube video is now online. This is a whole new world for me and you wouldn’t believe the amount of self-education I’ve had to do in these last two weeks just to get to this point. From audio to editing and graphic design. Even […]
As mentioned on my social medal platforms (you can find links at the bottom of this page), I was filmed by the BBC yesterday morning. In an interview broadcast to the whole East of England which promoted the latest Versus Arthritis campaign that I have been involved in, we also […]
Recap on a week that involved a national radio campaign, newspaper coverage and an influx of new followers for JoelvsArthritis
As part of the two-week long promotion of ‘my story’ in partnership with Versus Arthritis, I was recently interviewed by the Eastern Daily Press. The article, which can also be found in the Norwich Evening News and Wymondham and Attleborough Mercury, is out now. Read here: 24 year battle with […]
I am delighted to finally be able to confirm that I have been working with Versus Arthritis on their latest national radio campaign.
Using the term ‘underlying health condition’ as a reason for the general public not to worry, is insensitive to those of us who have good reason to worry.
I came across this really interesting article in The Metro regarding the stigma associated with Arthritis in young people and what it’s like to live with an invisible disease. https://metro.co.uk/2019/11/09/from-stigma-to-addressing-invisible-illnesses-young-people-share-what-its-like-living-with-arthritis-11040563/amp/?__twitter_impression=true Having been diagnosed with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis when I was 11 and told ‘you’ll probably grow out of it by […]