Arthri­tis talk

Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS -

Child­hood arthri­tis will be dis­cussed at a sem­i­nar on March 24. Pae­di­atric rheuma­tol­ogy Pro­fes­sor He­len Foster, vis­it­ing from New­cas­tle Uni­ver­sity, will be the key speaker at the talk pre­sented by Arthri­tis New Zealand. Foster led the team that de­vel­oped a new tool for the ex­am­i­na­tion of joints, now taught as a clin­i­cal skill to med­i­cal stu­dents and used by doc­tors world­wide when di­ag­nos­ing arthri­tis in chil­dren. The free sem­i­nar will be held from 7pm till 9pm at the Fick­ling Con­ven­tion Cen­tre’s Lynfield Room, 546 Mt Al­bert Rd, Three Kings. Reg­is­tra­tion is es­sen­tial. Phone 0800 663 463 or email carol.lo­vatt @arthri­tis.org.nz to reg­is­ter.

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