IBD in Primary Care – Practical Management Tips

    GPCME 2018 - Rotorua
    Saturday June 9, 2018

    Presentation by:
    Dr David Rowbotham
    Consultant Gastroenterologist, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Auckland Hospital

    In this workshop held at GPCME 2018, Dr David Rowbotham presented tips for primary care clinicians on the best approaches to managing IBD patients in everyday practice.  He also discussed some novel therapies, stopping treatment and the IBD clinical trials taking place at the Auckland District Health Board.
     
    The video production for this presentation was funded by Emerge Health.

    Breakfast Session - Shared Care of the IBD Patient

    GPCME 2018 - Rotorua
    Sunday  June 10, 2018

    Presentations by:
    Drs Rick Stein and Ali Jafer (Consultant Gastroenterologists)
    Phoebe Wu and Jacqui Fletcher (IBD Nurses)

    In this Breakfast Session held at GPCME 2018, Dr Rick Stein discussed the growing burden of IBD in NZ.
     
    Dr Ali Jafer and Phoebe Wu also presented on the value of and models for shared care for the IBD patient, and Jacqui Fletcher gave tips for primary care clinicians on the best approaches to managing IBD patients.
     
    The video production for this presentation was funded by Emerge Health.

    Curing Hepatitis C in Primary Care

    GPCME 2019 - Rotorua
    Saturday June 22, 2019

    Presentation by:
    Dr Alex Lampen-Smith
    Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at the Bay of Plenty District Health Board, and Clinical Director of the Hepatitis Foundation of New Zealand.

    In this breakfast symposium held at GPCME 2019, Dr Alex Lampen-Smith presented risk factors associated with Hepatitis C (HCV), barriers to identifying the disease and pre-treatment assessment of patients with HCV.  She also introduced the funded HCV therapy Maviret® and discussed its use, illustrated by a number of case studies.

    The video production for this presentation was funded by Abbvie.

    GORD – How to Optimise Management

    Presented by Gastroenterologist Alasdair Patrick