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Consumer Feedback Needed

Consumer feedback required for Pharmac submission on Amgevita for people with arthritis in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Concern at Pharmac announcement that New Zealand’s tocilizumab supply to be paused

Concern at Pharmac announcement that New Zealand’s tocilizumab supply to be paused. Information for people with arthritis.
More Than Half Of People With Arthritis ‘Always’ Have Pain – Latest Survey

More Than Half Of People With Arthritis ‘Always’ Have Pain – Latest Survey

An online survey about arthritis pain reveals that more than half of respondents always experience arthritis pain.
Three-Quarters of People Surveyed Want Access to Medicinal Cannabis

Three-Quarters of People Surveyed Want Access to Medicinal Cannabis

Three-Quarters of People Surveyed Want Access to Medicinal Cannabis
Get Gout Arthritis Under Control – Teariki Tuiono

Get Gout Arthritis Under Control – Teariki Tuiono

Gout is a serious condition and everyone should take immediate steps to avoid any long-term injury to their joints.
Ola malolo osteoarthritis – You can live well with osteoarthritis

Ola malolo osteoarthritis – You can live well with osteoarthritis

Talofa! O a'u o Zechariah Reuelu Ou te sau mai Porirua. O lo’u tamā o Tulano. O lo’u tinā o Lola.
Joseph’s Tips For Using Gout Arthritis Medicine

Joseph’s Tips For Using Gout Arthritis Medicine

The strength and resilience of his 'aiga' have helped him manage his gout by taking his allopurinol medicines regularly, as prescribed by his doctor.
Increasing Evidence Of The Therapeutic Potential of Medicinal Cannabis

Increasing Evidence Of The Therapeutic Potential of Medicinal Cannabis

Dr Richard Griffiths provides an update on the research around evidence for the therapeutic use of medicinal cannabis.
What Is Autoimmune Arthritis?

What Is Autoimmune Arthritis?

Autoimmune arthritis is the name given to arthritis conditions where a person’s immune system attacks itself.
Tips For Gaining And Maintaining A Healthy Weight

Tips For Gaining And Maintaining A Healthy Weight

Being a healthy weight can lower your risk and or help manage many long-term health conditions including arthritis. Your general wellbeing including your mental health will also benefit from being a healthy weight.
Understand the NZ Health System in a Nutshell

Understand the NZ Health System in a Nutshell

Understanding our health system can be confusing and frustrating. In New Zealand there are over 700,000 people ...
Osteoarthritis – Live Well and Plan for the Future

Osteoarthritis – Live Well and Plan for the Future

Osteoarthritis - Live Well and Plan for the Future. Things to explore that can help you live well with your arthritis.

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