NZSG IBD working group announces New Zealand specific IBD guidance

By NZ Gastro Office | Posted: Friday September 1, 2023

Akhilesh Swaminathan and Caroline Jiang presented an update on behalf of the working group at the recent IBD symposium. Recent work includes guidance specifically written for the New Zealand system, now available on the NZSG website.

The guidelines are currently in an interim format, with an update planned as part of the NZSG website refresh late in 2023. The group would welcome feedback from society members.

Guidance available includes:

In the near future the group plans further engagement with Pharmac, and are hoping to facilitate an update to IBD colonoscopy surveillance, given the focus on the ECCO guidelines during the symposium.

Feedback can be provided to the group via the NZSG Feedback is requested by October 31 please.