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Evaluation of the Mobility Action Plan (MAP)

Evaluation of the Mobility Action Plan (MAP)

The Mobility Action Plan is an effective early intervention programme for individuals with MSK conditions including arthritis.
Whanganui showing the way in rolling out a gout treatment programme

Whanganui showing the way in rolling out a gout treatment programme

Arthritis NZ not surprised by Pharmac report showing that Māori do not receive medication they need to manage gout arthritis successfully.
COVID-19 vaccination in patients with inflammatory arthritis and related autoimmune diseases

COVID-19 vaccination in patients with inflammatory arthritis and related autoimmune diseases

People with rheumatic disease should get vaccinated against COVID-19, and observe all public health measures (such as mask wearing and hand washing) as recommended by the New Zealand Ministry of Health.
Grappling With Gout

Grappling With Gout

Martin Cheer has suffered some serious injuries in his life but says the pain from gout arthritis “has got to be the worst”.
Cancellation of national camps in 2022

Cancellation of national camps in 2022

Both our Teens camp in January and the Family camp in February have been cancelled. Please read for more information.
Tackling an 800km eBike adventure with ankylosing spondylitis

Tackling an 800km eBike adventure with ankylosing spondylitis

Tama would appreciate it if followers of his journey could acknowledge the valuable work Arthritis New Zealand does by donating to his Donorbox page
My arthritis has helped me build resilience

My arthritis has helped me build resilience

Lucy’s new diagnosis is Seronegative Undifferentiated Spondyarthropathy, which is a type of inflammatory arthritis.
Finding an ear of someone who ‘gets it’ makes a difference

Finding an ear of someone who ‘gets it’ makes a difference

Finding the ear of someone who does get it makes a massive difference to the lives of arthritis sufferers.
Lots of firsts for Gabby at camp

Lots of firsts for Gabby at camp

There were lots of firsts for Gabby Shepherd at this year’s Arthritis Teens Camp at El Rancho on the Kapiti Coast.
Rheumatoid Arthritis, more than just stiff joints and pain

Rheumatoid Arthritis, more than just stiff joints and pain

Cliff's advice to partners of people with Arthritis is to accept, acknowledge, help, support, understand, love and listen.
Grieving the things you’ve lost as a family

Grieving the things you’ve lost as a family

When you live with arthritis, your family lives with it too as they grieve the things they’ve lost as a family.
Jeremy Corbett: Taking comedy on the chin for gout arthritis sufferers everywhere

Jeremy Corbett: Taking comedy on the chin for gout arthritis sufferers everywhere

Leading funny-man and TV presenter Jeremy Corbett says colleagues often tease him for having gout arthritis. You ...

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