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Travel assistance

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If you, or a family member, need to travel long distances – or frequently – to see a specialist, then you may be eligible for help with expenses under the National Travel Assistance Scheme. These expenses may include travel, accommodation and support person costs. You need to be registered if you are needing to go to Hamilton for appointments or treatments so please… Read more »

Breast prosthesis subsidy

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The Breast Prosthesis Service Payment is payment to people who have undergone a partial or full mastectomy, either unilateral or bilateral, and/or have undergone a lumpectomy, have congenital needs, or have had failed reconstructive surgery, as specified by a specialist or general practitioner (GP). Your entitlement is $613.33 (GST incl) per side for a four-year period. You may claim any… Read more »

Prosthesis and You

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Government approved suppliers of prosthesis and mastectomy bras: Naturalwear – contact Liz  0800 622 397 FREE S-specialists – Carla Bourne 07 348 0338, 021 450 132 Our Trustees are happy to chat to you if you want support…contact us now.