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                     Scottish Society for Rheumatology

                          Friday 2nd November 2007

                          Perth Concert Hall, Perth

Registration                            Free to SSR members

Non-members are most welcome at the subsidised cost of £15 pp, payable in advance or on the day.

                                    PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

                          Registration and Coffee       9.00 – 9.30 am
                                AHP Session            9.30 – 11.30 am
                              Trainee Session
                        Consultants Business Meeting
                                Coffee Break          11.30 – 11.45 am
                            Abstract Session 1       11.45 am – 12.15 pm
                                   Talk 1             12.15 – 13.00 pm
                                   Lunch              13.00 – 14.00 pm
                                Society AGM           14.00 – 14.30 pm
                            Abstract Session 2        14.30 – 15.15 pm
                                   Talk 2             15.15 – 16.00 pm
                            Abstract Session 3        16.00 – 17.00 pm
                                    Close                17.00 – 17.30

Society Dinner

7.30 pm for 8.00 pm Thursday 1st November 2007 at the Parklands Hotel, 2 St Leonards Bank, Perth
cost is £30 pp. You must register for dinner by sending a cheque to me no later than Thursday 19 th
October 2007.

Registration –

To register for the conference and/or the dinner, please click here.

Accommodation –

Parklands Hotel, 2 St Leonards Bank, Perth, PH2 8EB. Tel - 01738 622451, Fax – 01738 622046,
E-mail Only 15 minute walk to Perth Concert Hall.

Royal George Hotel, Tay Street, Perth, PH1 5LD. Tel – 01738 624455, Fax – 01738 630345,
E-mail – Only a minutes walk to Perth Concert Hall.

Salutation Hotel, 34 South Street, Perth, PH2 8PH. Tel – 01738 630066, Fax – 01738 633598,
E-mail – Only 5 minutes walk to Perth Concert Hall.

Ramada Jarvis Hotel, West Mill Street, Perth, PH1 5QP. Tel – 01738 628281, Fax 01738 643423,
E-mail – Only 5 minutes walk to Perth Concert Hall.
                                                                    CONTINUED OVERLEAF

Perth Concert Hall is set in the centre of the Fair City of Perth on Mill Street, Perth, PH1 5HZ.

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The nearest car park is Kinnoull Street multi-storey, open Monday-Saturday 7am-midnight and
Sunday 10am-midnight.
Perth is a main line station with direct trains from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness. Please click
here for a map.


I invite abstract submissions or outline proposals for presentations, whether clinical or basic science,
case reports, audit and AHP presentations. Abstract deadline is Wednesday 4th October 2007.
Please send brief abstracts, preferably via e-mail ( Abstract prizes will be

The main presentation of the meeting will be delivered by Professor Chris Denten of Royal Free
Hospital, London and Dr Will Dixon of Manchester, BSRBR. The morning session will be chaired by
Professor Jill Belch.


A Musculoskeletal Radiology session with Dr Fergus Perks, Consultant Radiologist at Perth Royal
Infirmary, followed by a short lecture on Vertebroplasty by Dr Raj Bhat, Consultant Radiologist,
Ninewells Hospital, Dundee.


Pat Cattigan – Disability Employment Advisor, Job Centre Plus
Shumone Ray – Clinical Research Fellow with a special interest in Nutrition, Tayside Institute of
Cardiovascular research.

Cheques – payable to ‘Rheumatology Department, Perth Royal Infirmary’ and send to me at the
Rheumatology Department (c/o A. Cattigan), Perth Royal Infirmary, Perth, PH1 1NX

Contact Details: -

Telephone 01738 623311 Ext 13637/ Fax 01738 473580

Please pass details to any colleagues in your department who are not on the mailing list, but may be
interested in attending.

We look forward to seeing you all at the meeting.

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