The latest news, events and updates from the New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology
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
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.
Dr Samantha Benson-Pope, Advanced Trainee in Gastroenterology, SDHB Professor Sarah Hook, Immunologist, School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, Professor Michael Schultz, Gastroenterologist, University of Otago
A longstanding member of our Society Dr Galib Ali recently passed away and Dr Martin Schlup remembers him
A range of Clinical Checklists & new guidelines are now available for your use
Associate Professor Catherine Stedman & Professor Ed Gane have published the NZ Hepatitis C Secondary Care Treatment Guidelines which have been endorsed by the New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology .