Prof Bruce Sands Interview

    Therapeutic Targets in IBD: Tailoring therapy to the individual
    March 2017, Wellington, New Zealand

    Interview with:
    Professor Bruce Sands
    Medicine, Gastroenterology
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA

    Managing castrate resistant prostate cancer

    Dr Neil Fleshner & Dr Henry Woo

    Treating CLL with novel therapies

    Professor Peter Hillmen

    Perioperative Care and Enhanced Recovery after Surgery

    A discussion between Prof Andrew Hill (Colorectal Surgeon) and Dr Nick Lightfoot (Anaesthestist) at Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand (July, 2017)

    Advances in Immuno-Oncology

    Dr Robert Weinkove, Consultant Haematologist at Wellington Blood and Cancer Centre and Clinical Director at Malaghan Institute of Medical Research introduces the topic of immuno-oncology.  He discusses current and emerging classes of cancer immunotherapies and gives an overview of their mechanisms of action, current place in treatment and recognition of adverse effects in primary care.
     

    New approaches in the management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): The 2018 Update

    Goodfellow Symposium
    Saturday March 24, 2018

    Presentation by:
    Associate Professor Robert Young
    Consultant Physician, Auckland Hospital

    In this Breakfast Symposium, Associate Professor Rob Young addressed commonly
    asked questions from primary care clinicians on the best approaches to managing COPD
    patients in everyday practice.  He also presented the latest evidence on diagnosis,
    management and prevention of COPD, in New Zealand and from an international perspective,
    in this update.

    Immunotherapy for advanced melanoma: clinical outcomes

    Dr Rosalie Stephens is a medical oncologist at Auckland Hospital with a special interest in treating melanoma and is a Trustee on the board of Melanoma NZ. In this video podcast Dr Stephens describes the clinical outcomes achieved with immunotherapy for advanced melanoma.

    The importance of using tools beyond lifestyle in managing obesity

    Goodfellow Symposium
    Sunday 25 March 2018

    Presentation by:

    Professor John Dixon, Head of clinical obesity research at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne, Australia.

    In this Breakfast Symposium, Professor John Dixon focused on the importance of tools such as pharmacotherapy, meal replacements and bariatric surgery, as lifestyle enablers, in the management of obesity, a disease he notes should be approached in the same manner as other chronic illnesses.

    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.

    The Complexities of Emergency Laparotomy

    A discussion between Prof Andrew Hill (Colorectal Surgeon) and Dr Nick Lightfoot (Anaesthestist) at Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand

    Toxicity of immune checkpoint inhibitors: Immune related side effects

    Dr Rosalie Stephens is a medical oncologist at Auckland Hospital with a special interest in treating melanoma and is a Trustee on the board of Melanoma NZ. In this video podcast Dr Stephens describes some of the side effects produced by the immune checkpoint inhibitor class of treatments.
     

    Asthma & Respiratory Foundation NZ Adult Asthma Guidelines: A Quick Reference Guide

    Presentation by:
    Professor Richard Beasley
    Physician at Wellington Regional Hospital, Director of the Medical Research Institute of New Zealand, and Professor of Medicine at Victoria University of Wellington. Adjunct Professor at the University of Otago and Visiting Professor, University of Southampton, United Kingdom.

    In this video podcast Professor Richard Beasley provides an outline of the NZ Adult Asthma Guidelines published in November 2016. The purpose of the Asthma Foundation of New Zealand Quick Reference Guide is to provide simple, practical, evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis, assessment and management of asthma in adults in a quick reference format. Professor Beasley also focuses on the changes to the guidelines since they were last update in 2002.

    The Future of Immuno-Oncology

    Dr Robert Weinkove, Consultant Haematologist at Wellington Blood and Cancer Centre and Clinical Director at Malaghan Institute of Medical Research discusses the future of immuno-oncology. He outlines new treatment modalities and new combinations of immuno-oncology agents with conventional treatments.