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About Patient Advocacy

Shire has a long history of supporting patient advocacy organisations. We work hand in hand with patient advocacy organisations to focus our efforts on the following imperatives:

  • Making a difference and bringing value to patients, patient organisations and Shire
  • Fostering and sustaining relationships with patient advocacy organisations
  • Championing the patient voice within Shire
  • Being transparent in communications and business practices
  • Continuously demonstrating integrity, ethics and compassion
  • Working together to positively impact the healthcare environment

Our Patient Advocacy team acts as a voice within Shire, helping colleagues better understand a patient’s unique needs, and ensuring the patient perspective is always represented. In doing so, our patient advocates help their colleagues truly understand the burden of disease – the emotional, financial and day-to-day challenges that patients, caregivers, and families encounter.

We partner with patient advocacy organisations to support patient communities in a number of ways -- from disease education to representing Shire in patient conferences. More than anything, we are working together to forge opportunities for better care, and to make a difference in the lives of patients and caregivers.

Contact us :

Tel: +61 2 8019 4400
Fax: +61 2 8864 0161

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