The latest news, events and updates from the New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology
The NZSG Janssen Research Fellowship applications close on September 31 2022
Auckland DHB has an opportunity for an experienced Hepatologist/Transplant Physician to join the New Zealand Liver Transplant Service
NZgNC Committee is proud to support 440 gastroenterology nurses in Aotearoa New Zealand. We have three sub specialty groups including Inflammatory Bowel Disease nurses, Hepatology nurses, and Nurse Endoscopists.
GESA invites you to attend the Small Bowel Symposium being held on 9 September 2022
GESA Sustainability Network welcomes you to attend on 18 July 2022
The Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS) for ERCP and the Direct Observation of Polypectomy Skills (DOPyS) forms
Te Whatu Ora translates to ‘the weaving of wellness’. Our new health care authority commenced on 1 July and will work alongside Te Aka Whai Ora.
Congratulations to Nurse Margaret Fraser for services to hepatology and Dr Gordon Ian Nicholson for services to health and the community
Researchers from Southern Cross University are recruiting adults living with eosinophilic oesophagitis (EoE)
Abstract submission deadline for the 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting is 5 August 2022
It's been said the people hold the future of the world in their hands.
Prof. Richard Gearry and team for the research project “Evaluation of faecal myeloperoxidase in response to treatment for inflammatory bowel disease
In 2022, over 23 Advanced Trainees attended. Tautoko to Gastroenterology departments across the country for their support of this valuable educational opportunity, despite a busy time for us all.
The Society, with guidance from the NZSG Equity Working Group (EWG), published the Equity Statement as a first step to align our future Gastroenterology Workforce to address shared priority areas for the people of Aotearoa New Zealand.
an immediate need for a Gastroenterologist with an interest in supporting ADHB growing interventional endoscopy service
an immediate need for a specialist who is committed to developing their career and working in a very collegial work environment
The Health Coalition Aotearoa is producing a submission guide be a part of it.
Dr Steven Bollipo, Director of Gastroenterology, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle and Dr Richard Stein, Gastroenterologist, Chair of Crohn's and Colitis New Zealand presented information on COVID and current IBD medications
GESA's Second Edition of their Handbook of Clinical Pancreatology - an up-to-date succinct guide which is an invaluable resource for medical students, doctors in training and experienced clinicians is now available
Our Executive has been doing a lot of mahi since our last newsletter in June
The Society was able to hold a course during the Red Traffic Light COVID response level thanks to our new venue at Olympus New Zealand - Auckland.
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
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 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 .
The Society is working hard to increase access to medications for our patients but we need your help