We have made these films very carefully with our NHS health care professionals and people living with rheumatoid arthritis. All the information has been reviewed and signed off, but of course if you have any concerns you must contact your GP, nurse or consultant in the normal way.
Sarah introduces... films about rheumatoid arthritis
An introduction to disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs and how they can help people living with rheumatoid arthritis. We spend a morning in clinic with people living with rheumatoid arthritis and see how they are controlling the condition with the support of medication.
Frequently Asked Questions
A team of specialist nurses works to support you in many rheumatoid arthritis clinics. Laura is one of the team managing the advice line at Neath Port Talbot Hospital. Side effects can be quite common when you start treatment and specialists like Laura are on hand to support and advise you. The team deals with a range of questions on a daily basis and is pleased to share the most frequently asked questions and answers with you.
If you are thinking of starting a family then it is really important that you discuss it with the medical team that is looking after you. This is relevant to both men AND women. It is important because you need to switch to medications that are safe in pregnancy. If you find that you are pregnant unexpectedly please contact the team as soon as possible for advice and support.