Support, services and benefits currently available for APMA members include:
• a membership information kit. The kit includes a DVD, 'Chronic Pain – Health Management'; the Pain Toolkit and a 2015 Pain Toolkit calendar; the secret life of chronic pain; as well as other APMA produced informational brochures and leaflets. These will assist you in working with your doctor and using a pain diary to assist in managing your condition;
• access to a free (initial) legal consultation service in relation to superannuation, insurance or employment matters;
• an opportunity for you to provide input to the development of APMA submissions and campaigns, including in relation to Government consideration of applications to have medications, devices and prostheses listed for subsidy and/or health insurance coverage.
APMA is looking to expand services and activities including discounts for members. Please let us know of companies we might contact to request discounts.