Professor David Hunter is a rheumatology clinician researcher whose main focus has been research on osteoarthritis. He is regarded as a world expert on osteoarthritis and was a key
adviser in the developments of New South Wales managing the Osteoarthritis Chronic Care Programme. This programme saw a reduction in surgical waitlists for joint replacement – especially for knee replacements.

While in New Zealand Prof. Hunter will present on:

  • The social and economic impact of osteoarthritis;
  • Approaches to improve management and treatment of osteoarthritis; and
  • How a reduction in surgical waitlists for joint replacement was achieved in New South Wales.

Date: 29 October 2019
Time: 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm
Venue: Mahitahi Hauora 28-30 Rust Avenue, Whangarei
Contact: Adrienne Walker-Regan
E-mail: awr@arthritis.org.nz 

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