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An art therapy success

A significant time in my life was when I was studying Photography. I was in my early twenties, and at that time, I didn’t openly talk about having RA.
Gout arthritis – improvements in prescriptions of medication called for

Gout arthritis – improvements in prescriptions of medication called for

Arthritis New Zealand and Gout Action Aotearoa have called for improvements in the prescription of uric acid ...

The year my life changed… a story about psoriatic arthritis

I was first diagnosed with psoriasis in 2010. I remember the first signs of psoriasis on a trip to New York, I ...

Mobile medical clinics could boost number of gout patients receiving medication and care

Arthritis New Zealand believes that Dr Lance O’Sullivan’s plan to bring in 200 mobile medical clinics to vulnerable
Poor treatment of gout crippling Māori communities

Poor treatment of gout crippling Māori communities

Poor treatment of gout arthritis is crippling Māori communities - this is an excellent story by Newshub's The Hui. Published on 7 July 2019.

Fun times…

A significant time in my life was when I was studying Photography. I was in my early twenties, and at that time, I didn’t openly talk about having RA.
Newly diagnosed phone support service

Newly diagnosed phone support service

Support groups are reliant on the dedication of volunteers to be a focal point for arthritis support in their town. Get involved with your local group.
Volunteering for an Arthritis Support Group

Volunteering for an Arthritis Support Group

Support groups are reliant on the dedication of volunteers to be a focal point for arthritis support in their town. Get involved with your local group.
Meet Katy – National Volunteer Week

Meet Katy – National Volunteer Week

Katy McDermott has been an office volunteer in our Wellington office since September 2012. Katy was referred to us ...

Change of scenery

Keeping it positive has been tad tougher with all the extra activities in this person's life. Having the headspace ...

The Arthritis New Zealand 2019-2020 Entertainment Book is here!

Buy now and start saving - with the Arthritis New Zealand entertainment book. This book is your guide to the most ...

I can’t cure my arthritis but I can control my choices

I can’t cure my arthritis but I can control my choices. Having tried many things in attempts to cure my arthritis, the best thing for me was doing nothing specific. It was an overall lifestyle change.

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