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Patient Stories

Patients who have been living with conditions such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Hepatitis C share their stories.

Hear Rae's story

Rae shares her journey of living with Rheumatoid Arthritis and the steps she took to seek help.

Hear Clare's story

Hear Clare's Rheumatoid Arthritis diagnosis journey and her experience of living with the condition.

Read Tarryn’s Story

Imagine applying a layer of make-up super thick on your arms and having to wear skin toned stockings all year round to cover unsightly patches of flaky skin on your body. This was Tarryn’s daily routine for a long time. Read more about her journey here.

Read Brett's story

Brett, who works in cyber security and a dad-to-be, described life with psoriasis in the early years as isolated and lonely. Read more about his journey here.

Read Joanne's story

Joanne, a mother of two shares her journey of living with Crohn's disease. Read more here

Hear Cath’s story

Hear Cath’s journey of living with Crohn’s disease and how her early years were spent just never knowing what was wrong . #youarenotalone #worldibdday.

Hear Anne Maree’s story

Hear from Anne Maree about what it’s like to live with psoriasis and GET CONNECTED today to support those who are suffering in silence.

Hear Mat's story

Mat has been living with Crohn's disease for three years. Find out about what it's like to live with inflammatory bowel disease by watching Mat's story.

Hear Sacha's story

Sasha is an inspiring individual who suffers from Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS). Hear what Sasha has to say about her journey with AS, as well as her message for the community.

Hear Don’s story

Hear Tracey’s story


"I thought it was just an in-grown hair. But then boils started constantly flaring up down my legs, on my stomach, under my chest. A lot of the time you give up looking for a diagnosis and you just have to deal with it."

Hear Lisa's story

Adelaide resident, Lisa (48), was diagnosed with hepatitis C at 20 years old after experimenting with intravenous drug use in her teens. 

Hear Olivia’s story

Most people couldn’t imagine what it’s like to live with Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS). Olivia shares her story on growing up with the condition, her support network and how she stays healthy.

Hear Lana’s story

Living with arthritis since she was 18 months old has been no barrier for Lana. In 2017 she conquered Mt Everest and received a very special surprise at Base Camp.

These stories are the personal opinions and experiences of the individual. Please note that everyone is not the same and some people with some conditions may have different experiences. All medicines have risks and benefits. Please contact your doctor should you have any questions or concerns.