Monthly Archives February 2018

Podiatry survey

We are surveying members to assess the needs of scleroderma patients in New Zealand. Currently there are at least three DHBs in New Zealand that provide a free podiatry service for scleroderma patients. Scleroderma New Zealand wants to encourage all DHBs to provide a free service for all scleroderma patients, as our foot health is most important. At present most of our scleroderma patients have to pay anything from $50 to $90 per private podiatry visit.
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President’s Report February 2018

Greetings to you all, it is still sunny and warm here in Wellington but we feel concerned for various places around NZ with the flooding and land slides. I hope that your all coping well with what ever comes your way and I hope that you stay safe. We have been saddened by the loss of one of our members Graham Aamodt here in Wellington, it was a sudden unexpected death. It has been a sad time, as he was a very jolly fellow. There will be a memorial notice later in this newsletter. We launched the podiatry survey on
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