The latest news, events and updates from the New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology
The Society stands united in solidarity and moral support with WGO to Ukraine.
Making a difference to climate change in the health care sector takes leadership on every level from CEO to unit managers. - R Haddock et al
an opportunity to advance skills for independent practising colonoscopists wishing to improve their polypectomy technique, advanced trainees and fellows who wish to gain confidence and those planning on becoming NBSP providers
Trainees will learn theory and practical use of models and teaching techniques
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.
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.
Dr Russell Walmsley reports on the successful TCT course