The latest news, events and updates from the New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology
Thursday 16 September 2-3pm AEST / 4-5pm NZ Time
NZ specific advice including Delta variant can be found here . This is regularly updated with guidance material for NZ based Gastroenterologists and Endoscopists
In view of the gravity of a national community Alert Level 4, irrespective of DHB Status, NZSG recommends that GI Endoscopy is triaged starting at the DHB Orange level as an interim strategy.
It is the current recommendation that patients with IBD continue to take their regular Immune suppression and biological medication and get their vaccines as soon as possible.
The Society would like to encourage placement of Trainee Interns in gastroenterology electives in peripheral hospitals in New Zealand.
It is with sadness that we record the death of a remarkable New Zealander. He was a person whose life we can truly celebrate for his immense contribution to so many lives and causes in such a wide range of places and situations.
The 15th NZSG Symposium on Inflammatory Bowel Disease, sponsored by Pharmaco (NZ) Ltd/Ferring, was held in Christchurch in March 2021.
Dr Russell Walmsley reports on the successful TCT course