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Government lobbying for arthritis

Government lobbying for arthritis

Arthritis New Zealand wants government to formulate a national strategy and model of care for the management and treatment of arthritis.
Adventures as motivation

Adventures as motivation

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.
Are people with osteoarthritis in New Zealand being shortchanged?

Are people with osteoarthritis in New Zealand being shortchanged?

Are people with osteoarthritis in New Zealand being shortchanged?
Cycle Forward into spring to help your arthritis

Cycle Forward into spring to help your arthritis

Registrations are open for the next intake of the Cycle Forward programme, which aims to encourage people with ...
Winter love

Winter love

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.
An art therapy success

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

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…

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.

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