BIRD has published its headline achievements as a charity in filing its annual report for the year ending March 2020. These were:
- £105,128 awarded for research into rheumatic diseases
- 300 healthcare professional attendees at training sessions, meetings and events for consultants, clinicians, researchers and academics
- 185 patient attendees at information days and 360 registered for newsletters. The total network reached via mailings and social media ad postings was 16,909 patients and members of the public
- 87% of patients understood their condition better as a result of attending an event, up from 74% in the previous year
Thank you to all those involved.