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Bridging Health and Social Care in Rare Diseases

Date/Time: 25th February 2019, 10-4pm

Venue: King's Hall, Armstrong Building

Bridging Health and Social Care in Rare Diseases: A symposium in honour of Rare Disease Day 2019

Date: 25th February 2019

Time: 10-4

Venue: King's Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University 


Goals of this Symposium:

  • To highlight the (often hidden) challenges of rare diseases and the impact on patients and families living with them

  • To explore why a broad, holistic approach to care, health and wellbeing is required and how this can be enabled

  • To celebrate the work ongoing in Newcastle University & the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals Trust in delivering state of the art Integrated, holistic care for people with rare diseases

Audience: all welcome! The event is open to patients and carers, clinicians, researchers, students, and the general public 

Registration is free, but places are limited, so we are encouraging people to reserve a place via this link: https://forms.ncl.ac.uk/view.php?id=3748464

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