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Help and support when you need it

Read stories from others living with polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis, call our helpline or find a support group near you.

Call our Helpline

Call our Helpline

Need support? We’re here to talk.

We run a Telephone Helpline, where our volunteers who have experience of PMR or GCA can talk with you and offer support.

You can call the Helpline on Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.
0300 111 5090

Please remember we are unable to give medical advice, and if you cannot get through please leave a short message with your contact details and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Helpline page
Find a local group

Find a local group

Get in touch with a support group near you

Our network of support groups is growing all the time. Find the group nearest to you and get information about when and where they meet.  We also have groups that meet online via Zoom for those who don’t have a support group close to them or find it easier to meet this way.

If you’d like to start a group, be sure to get in touch!

In person Support Groups
HealthUnlocked, our online health forum

HealthUnlocked, our online health forum

Join HealthUnlocked to meet others living with PMR/GCA

We host a free online health forum, called HealthUnlocked. Here you can share your journey, your concerns and experiences with others who are going through the same or similar with GCA or PMR.