Case studies

Health care professionals and patients give their views on working and living with rheumatic conditions, and why the Simple Tasks campaign is important to them.


Adam's story   Adam works as a GP and understands the importance of early diagnosis.

Jill's story Jill is a consultant nurse and senior research fellow.

Jenny's story Jenny works as a rheumatology physiotherapist.  

 Ruth's story  Ruth works as an occupational therapy lecturer  


Paula's story   Paula's rheumatic condition forced her to give up her job when she was 25.

Eve's story Eve was initially misdiagnosed and has been unable to pursue an operatic dream.

Daniel's story Daniel was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis in his 20s.

Zoe’s story Zoe was diagnosed with lupus at 27 and other conditions at 21