The latest news, events and updates from the New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology
A huge shout out to all our wonderful nurses on International Nurses Day who work tirelessly across New Zealand. Thank you for all your hard work and unfailing commitment to your patients and your colleagues.
Applications are now open for both new and current trainees for the 2021 training year
IOIBD is an international organisation of clinician scientists with expertise in IBD care. IOIBD has developed a range of recommendations for aspects of IBD care during the COVID pandemic. These have been written taking into account the endemic nature of SARS-CoV-2 in many communities, particularly in Europe and North America.
World Gastroenterology Organisation Announces World Digestive Health Day 2020 Gut Microbiome: A Global Perspective
The Convenors of this year's IBD Symposium in Christchurch wish to advise that the event has been postponed until Friday 6 - Saturday 7 August 2021
The Society are working hard to increase access to medications for our patients but we need your help
A range of Clinical Checklists & new guidelines are now available for your use
A range of awards were presented at the Conference Dinner in Wellington
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 .
Applications close on 15 November for the British Society of Gastroenterology International Grant Award
Malcolm Arnold and Mike Hulme-Moir attended the WGO Train the Trainer Course in Bucharest
Cameron Schauer was awarded this fellowship and has provided his report from Tokyo. Applications close 30 November for the 2020 JSGE award.
NZ Medical Journal 8 March 2019, Vol 132
Read about the National Hep C Action Plan consultation and an update on the purchase of sorafenib via FixHepC Buyers Club
The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists has highlighted the issues facing the gastroenterology workforce
Calling all current and new trainees keen to join gastro training - registrations now open for the Gastro Match Interviews - applications close in 2 weeks
The horrific act in Christchurch last Friday affects all New Zealanders, including our gastroenterology community.
Dr Richard Stein, Chairman, Crohn's & Colitis NZ reports on another successful Camp Purple
Dr Maggie Ow reports on the first meeting which took place at the Gastro ASM in November
Congratulations to all the winners of the Medical Awards at our recent Gastro ASM in Dunedin
In 2015 the World Health Organisation (WHO) outlined the goal of removing viral hepatitis (B and C) as a public health threat by 2030
Welcome to the second newsletter for 2018 and read about what the Executive have been working on over the past few months
This July PHARMAC is marking 25 years and theyre taking the time to reflect on their achievements, their journey so far and the path into the future, writes PHARMAC Medical Director, John Wyeth.
NZSG Grants and Awards and the latest announcements in Gastroenterology Research
This year's theme is Viral Hepatitis, B and C - Lift the Global Burden
The National Bowel Screening Programme has now been launched at the Southern DHB.
Each year the gastroenterology advanced trainees (both adult and paediatric), meet for 2 days for educational seminars to augment the monthly video conferences, here in Auckland.
Dr Zoe Raos reports on the highly successful Annual Scientific Meeting held at SkyCity in November last year
The 4th Camp Purple, organized by Crohn's Colitis NZ took place at the YMCA Camp Adair outside Auckland in January.
It was with sadness that we heard of the passing of our long term member Dr Bramwell Cook from Christchurch.