On 3 June 2019, the Broadening the Evidence report, commissioned by Bristol-Myers Squibb, was launched in Sydney before a group of patient advocates and other interested parties. This author was proud to attend as a representative of CreakyJoints Australia.
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.
Tofacitinib (Xeljanx®) is now available on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) for those diagnosed with psoriatic 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.
On 1 March, 2019, ixekizumab (Taltz®), was added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) to give adults with severe psoriatic arthritis more treatment options. Previously, Australian adults had been able to access the medication, but at a cost of around...
CreakyJoints Australia has joined forces with healthcare advocates around the world to draw awareness to Rare Disease Day®.
The CreakyJoints Australia Patient Council is a team of inspiring individuals from states and territories across Australia and New Zealand living with various forms of arthritis and drawn together by a common mission. That mission is to empower Australians living...
Article updated 29 January 2019 Are you tired of sharing your medical history each time you see a new healthcare provider? Have you ever arrived at a doctor’s appointment to discover that your test results hadn’t come through? Do you...
We joined supporters and volunteers of Musculoskeletal Australia (MSK) at Victoria’s Government House this week as they celebrated their 50th Birthday.
Did you know that of the 3.5 million Australians living with arthritis, almost 960,000 also live with a mental health condition?
In May, CreakyJoints Australia’s national coordinator, Naomi Creek, attended a 2018/19 Health Budget briefing in Canberra with Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt.