Clinical Services

The Rheumatology Unit provides a state-wide service in all aspects of paediatric rheumatology for infants, children and adolescents less than 18 years of age. The services extend to the Northern Territory, Western NSW and Western Victoria. We are a multi-disciplinary team with expertise in the full range of rheumatological diseases including:

Services Include

How to access the service

A referral is needed from a medical practitioner. 
Referral letters should contain

The referral may faxed to (08) 8161 7031 or sent by mail to:

Rheumatology Unit, Department of Paediatrics
Women's and Children's Hospital
72 King William Rd
North Adelaide
South Australia 5006

Once the referral has been received the Unit Secretary will advise you of the appointment time either by telephone or by letter.

Laboratory Diagnostic and Investigational Services

We offer a full range of investigations for rheumatic diseases including blood and urine analysis, genetic studies, X-ray, ultrasound, CT, and MRI scan

Links for further information


Paediatric Musculoskeletal matters - http://www.pmmonline.org/about-pmm
Australian Rheumatology Association - https://rheumatology.org.au/
Paediatric Rheumatology International Trials Organisation - https://www.printo.it/
American College of Rheumatology - https://www.rheumatology.org/
Paediatric Rheumatology European Society - https://www.pres.eu/

Patient support

Arthritis Australia - https://arthritisaustralia.com.au/
Arthritis SA - https://arthritissa.org.au/
European Network for Children with Arthritis (ENCA) - https://www.enca.org/


General Business 9am - 5pm

Staff Members


Nurse Consultant


Occupational therapist

Contact Information

Medical Unit Head
Dr Christina Boros


2nd Floor, Rieger Building (Zone A)



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