More intervention to assist with COVID-19 vaccine uptake and reducing vaccine hesitancy will be needed for some within our community, such as the patient communities in Australia.
The National Disability Insurance Agency is calling for feedback on changes to the National Disability Support Scheme. Here’s how you can have your say.
Throughout November, Painaustralia would like to hear from those living with chronic pain and to invite discussions on this topic via their media platforms.
Australian healthcare consumers are benefiting from improved access to advocacy opportunities thanks to online meetings during COVID-19 in 2020.
Without opioids, my life is sedentary. By taking my opioids away, my pain management doctor is increasing my risk of obesity, heart disease and disability. Not to mention severe, daily pain.
CreakyJoints Australia would like to support our parent organisation, the Global Healthy Living Foundation (GHLF), and our sister organisation, CreakyJoints, (both based in the US) in calling out racism in all its forms — especially in relation to healthcare.
Australians on disability benefits receive little support to help them resume former activities. Janine Monty shares how a new project aims to change that.
Would you like to help design a new project to support Australians with musculoskeletal conditions who currently receive a Disability Support Pension?
Consumer-centred care is the new buzzword in health. Find out what it means and how you can advocate for better health policies, products and services.
In March 2019, Arthritis Australia launched their much anticipated National Strategic Action Plan for Arthritis with the vision to provide freedom for all Australians from the burden of arthritis.
With the Federal election just days away, CreakyJoints Australia are supporting Arthritis Australia’s campaign to ask everyone to Speak Up for Arthritis and tell our politicians how they can best serve the needs of the four million Australians with arthritis.
Recently members of the CreakyJoints Australia (CJA) team had the privilege of attending the APLAR-ARA congress in Brisbane where we met with many industry professionals and attended several informative sessions.
This week I was lucky enough to attend the PharmAus18 breakfast at Parliament House in Canberra, presented by Medicines Australia. I was there representing the CreakyJoints Australia community through my role as the Canberra Patient Council representative.
In May, CreakyJoints Australia was delighted to once again attend the Australian Rheumatology Association Annual Scientific Meeting, this year held in Melbourne.
There’s a very good chance that your rheumatologist recently returned from Auckland, New Zealand, where he or she attended the joint New Zealand Rheumatology Association (NZRA) and Australian Rheumatology Association (ARA) annual conference.
As we all know, last Tuesday the Australian federal government announced the national Budget for 2017/18. On the health-front, it contained new announcements that will affect us all.
Trexject is a range of pre-filled Methotrexate syringes approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) in Australia, and provides an option for patients who do not want the inconvenience of filling their own syringes.