Learning to care for children and adults with metabolic disorders

MEDIA Advisory

For Immediate Release:

April 6, 2011


8th Annual Children’s Hospital Metabolic Family Workshop

(LONDON, Ontario) – Media are invited to attend the Metabolic Family Workshop, being held by the Metabolics Program at Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre. The aim of the workshop is to educate families and health care providers about various aspects of metabolic conditions.

What:    Workshop on caring for children and adults with metabolic disorders
When: Friday, April 8 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Best Western Lamplighter Inn and Conference Centre
591 Wellington Road, London, Ontario

Keynote speakers: Dr. M. Geraghty, Newborn Screening Ontario speaking on Newborn Screening Ontario: Principles, Process and Outcomes – How and Why
  Michael Moore, a motivational speaker from Sudbury, Ontario, speaking on Caring for the Caregivers

Media interviews and photos will be facilitated.


For media inquiries contact:                                                                                      

Rachelle Wood
Corporate Communications and Public Relations
London Health Sciences Centre
519-685-8500, ext. 77642



After-hours assistance:

Call LHSC Switchboard at 519-685-8500 and ask to page the communications consultant on-call.