ARA In The News

 

September 2019

 

NPS MedicineWise Media Release - A new approach to support specialist prescribing of bDMARDS

17 September 2019
A new grant to improve the use of biologic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (bDMARDs) will see NPS MedicineWise and consortium partners support specialist prescribers and help consumers get the most benefit from these complex medicines.

 

 

August 2019

 

7NEWS Adelaide 19 August 2019 Adelaide gout study finds sufferers aren’t getting correct treatment – interview with Prof Catherine Hill
A local gout study has found many sufferers aren't getting the proper treatment. Rheumatologists warn, if ignored, the condition can destroy the joints and leave patients disfigured.  More info: https://7news.link/rdyhUJ  #Gout #7NEWS


 

July 2019

 

Rheumatology Republic 30 July 2019 The Australian Rheumatology Association is throwing its support behind the AMA’s financial consent guide for patients.  Interview with Clinical A/Prof Rob Will.

 

May 2019

The Limbic 7 May 2019 4 things cause senior doctor burnout says Australia's first Chief Medical Wellness Officer.  This is an interview with rheumatologist Dr Bethan Richards who has recently been appointed to the role.

 

April 2019

The Limbic 30 April 2019 Imaging, opioids and exercise: a call to action on best management of OA interview with Prof David Hunter

The Limbic 30 April 2019 Simple clinical test provides a quick clue to knee OA progression Interview with Prof Flavia Ciccutini

The Limbic 2 April 2019 We don’t need no ‘education’: ARA takes aim at biosimilar ‘promotion interview with Dr Mona Marabani

 

February 2019

Health Report ABC National Radio 12 February 2019 interview with Prof Rachelle Buchbinder Surgery for common shoulder problem doesn’t work

 

 

October 2018
Rheumatology Update/Medical Observer Poor image: Why the musculoskeletal field needs a makeover

 

July 2018
Rheumatology Update/Medical Observer interview with Dr Mona Marabani on Biosimilar prescribing - what the ARA would like to change
Pharma in Focus Hunt ignored biosim concerns 23 July 2018

 

June 2018

thelimbic article Dr David Campion AM named in Queen's Birthday Honours List

The Canberra Times interview with A/Prof Dave Nicholls "Canberra tops the nation in knee replacement surgeries"

thelimbic interview curtail GP prescribing of opioids to patients with rheumatic diseases with A/Prof Dave Nicholls


May 2018
thelimbic interview workforce gaps with A/Prof Dave Nicholls
thelimbic interview 4 key priorities for new ARA President A/Prof Dave Nicholls
thelimbic article on FIFO rheumatology services face uncertain future without Federal support with A/Prof Mark Arnold

 

March 2018
Low back pain challenge: call to ban ineffective and harmful interventions
Prof Rachelle Buchbinder interviews 22 March
ABC News
The Sydney Morning Herald article
thelimic article
3AW Melbourne

February 2018
Doctors advised to stop performing arthroscopic knee surgery for osteoarthritis
Sydney Morning Herald interview with Rachelle Buchbinder on 6 February
3AW Interview with Rachelle Buchbinder on 6 February

 

October 2017
Five ‘do-not-do’ recommendations for rheumatology
thelimbic article with Rachelle Buchbinder

Concern over “unprecedented” intervention into biologics market
The Limbic article with Mona Marabani

 

Policy block to reverse substitution
Pharma Dispatch article with Mona Marabani

 

July 2017
Everything you wanted to know about oseoarthritis (and some things you thought you knew, but didn't)
Interview with Prof David Hunter on The Health Report with Dr Norman Swan 10 July 2017
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June 2017
6 of the best bits from the ARA Conference
Medical Observer article 1 June 2017

May 2017

"Five minutes with Professor Catherine Hill"
Professor Catherine Hill, ARA Honorary Secretary, interview for Rheumatology Update 25 May 2017

 

March 2017

"I want to raise the profile of rheumatology"

Professor Rachelle Buchbinder, ARA President, interview for Rheumatology Update 3 March 2017

 

December 2016

ARA says no to medical cannabis
Rheumatology Update 2 December 2016

October 2016

ARA opt for most 'rational' option on stem cell regulation
Nicola Garrett, thelimbic October 2016

A new frontier for vertebroplasty
Amanda Sheppeard, thelimbic October 2016

September 2016

MBS fails to address excessive imaging in Primary Care
Mardi Chapmen, thelimbic September 2016

August 2016

Young people get Arthritis too
9 News, metro North, 8 August 2016

Rheumatologists must navigate patients through complex world of biosimilars
Nicola Garrett, thelimbic 23 August 2016

July 2016

Caution required for Biosimilars
Sheshtyn Paula, ajp 6th October 2016

May 2016

Young people in NT struggling with arthritis
Katherine Gregory, ABC News 2nd May 2016

February 2016

Rheumatologists 'on back foot' with Inflectra data
Michelle Lam, pharma in focus, 8th February 2016

Biosimilars data plan remains unclear
Nick Lush, Pharma in focus 4th February 2016

December 2015

Prescribe infliximab by brand name, says ARA
thelimbic 1st December 2016