Archives: April 2015

On a wing and a prayer: Little Wings charity helping Aussie kids in outlying communities access life-saving, metro-based treatments – April 24, 2015

In an inspiring initiative from New South Wales, a new charity called Little Wings is helping the families of children residing in regional and remote areas of the State battling chronic health conditions, to access much-needed, specialised, city-based treatments. Little Wings works to combat the tyranny of distance and healthcare...

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Debbie’s story – Fighting to access Soliris for all Australians in order to qualify for a kidney transplant – April 23, 2015

July, 2015 will mark 12 years since, Debbie Basham, 53, Cairns, was diagnosed with the ultra-rare, life-threatening disease, aHUS. “Back then, so little was known about the disease, that any information whatsoever on aHUS was extremely difficult to find,” said Debbie, who is also Treasurer of the aHUS Patient Support...

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