Health Minister Sussan Ley and the Federal Government are pushing to allow chemists to dispense cheaper versions of biologic drugs, despite warnings from consumer groups and pharmacy companies that patient safety could be compromised. Biologic medicines – which use livingread more..
By: admin | 5 June 2015 | Blog
Calling on our members and those with arthritis to contact their local Federal MP to tell them about your arthritis story and how these changes will affect you. Read more
“Even through suffering we can achieve great things” – Chris Stanford Here at Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW we’re constantly in awe of our amazing members – and Chris Stanford is no exception! After years of chronic pain, Chris was diagnosedread more..
By: admin | 11 May 2015 | Blog
According to Volunteering Australia – Volunteers are happier, healthier and sleep better than those who don’t volunteer Established in 1989, National Volunteer Week is the largest celebration of volunteers and volunteerism in Australia, and provides an opportunity to highlight theread more..
William’s Walk, Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW’s annual event to raise the profile of juvenile arthritis was held on Saturday 21st March at Parramatta Park and the day was a huge success. Together with the help of supporters and the widerread more..
Arthritis Awareness Week is a crucial seven days each year where the spotlight shines on arthritis in the the many forms it takes. There are over 120 different types of arthritis and from 15-21 March 2015, Arthritis Awareness Week hasread more..
Volunteers Needed To Take Part In This Important Research Griffith University is interested in why some people develop chronic pain and how individuals cope with pain that persists. The study aims to help health practitioners identify people who may beread more..
Each year, Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW is proud to host two special camps for children and teenagers with arthritis. Camp Twinkletoes is one of these camps and we visited Stanwell Tops on 20-22 February to set about educating, supporting andread more..
Do you have a hip replacement? The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has recently released two alerts relating to hip components. Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) system This system is a metal-on-metal implant and is used for hip resurfacing procedures. Additional warningsread more..
Throughout NSW, there are more than 6,000 children suffering from the extreme pain and fatigue of juvenile arthritis. Usually thought of as an ‘older persons’ disease, arthritis in children is a very real condition, and in extreme cases can evenread more..