The Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC)

The Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) is a membership organisation of the leading medical and health research charities in the UK. Working with their member charities and partners, they aim to support the sector’s effectiveness and advance medical research by developing best practice, providing information and guidance, improving public dialogue about research and science, and influencing government.

The British Orthopaedic Association is a member of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC). All AMRC members support the AMRC position statement on the use of animals in research.”

AMRC has resources to support our members on this difficult but important issue.

Talking to the public about animal research equips AMRC members to answer questions about animal research. The booklet is available at

Why do medical research charities fund animal research? is a leaflet to help explain to the public why medical research charities support research involving animals and is available at

Please also view the AMRC position statement supporting research in universities

For more detail see