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EGGNZ Workshop

The Endoscopy Governance Group for New Zealand

Endoscopy in New Zealand Workshop

Novotel Hotel, Auckland Airport

6th September 2017

This workshop aims to facilitate understanding of the processes and needs in endoscopy units to provide quality endoscopy for New Zealand



Agenda Item

Session Chair and Speakers

From 08:45


09:15am – 09:30am


  • Welcome
  • Aims of Workshop

Russell Walmsley


09:30am – 10:30am

Session 1: Understanding Training in Endoscopy

Russell Walmsley


  • FRACP NZ perspective

Paul Frankish

  • RACS perspective

Rowan French

  • A training curriculum proposal

Russell Walmsley

  • Nurse Endoscopy Training

Leslie Doughty

  • Experiences of non-surgical / non-gastroenterology physician endoscopy training

Caroline Ryan

Alex Wittig

  • Summary of key points


10:30am – 10:45 am

Coffee Break

10:45am – 11:30am

Session 2: Understanding Certification and Recertification

Alasdair Patrick

NZ Conjoint Committee for Recognition of Endoscopy Training

  • Understanding Key Performance Indicators in Endoscopy

Russell Walmsley

  • Certification of training for RACS & RACP

Marianne Lill

  • Recertification of on-going competence in Endoscopy

Marianne Lill

  • Summary of Key Points





Agenda Item

Session Chair and Speakers

11:30am – 12:30pm

Session 3: Quality in Endoscopy Units

Malcolm Arnold


  • Understanding the NZGRS

Jenni Masters

  • Results of the March 2017 Census

Malcolm Arnold

  • Unit Accreditation

Russell Walmsley

  • Summary of Key Points


12:30pm – 1pm


1 pm – 1:45pm

Session 4: Understanding the Endoscopy Workforce

Michael Schultz

President NZSG

  • Workforce NZ prediction model

Emmanuel Jo

  • NZSG Survey results and implications

Ely Rodrigues

  • Summary of Key Points


1:45pm – 2pm

Close Meeting

Russell Walmsley




Venue:  Novotel Auckland Airport


Auckland International Airport
Ray Emery drive

New Zealand

Refreshments: Tea and coffee will be available during registration.

Buffet lunch and morning tea will be provided.


Wi-Fi: Complimentary Wi-Fi will be available to delegates throughout the day

Travel Information

By Air: The Novotel, Auckland Airport is located at the international terminal Auckland Airport and is walking distance from both the international and domestic terminals.


Car Parking: Complimentary Car parking is available to our conference day delegate guests; Guests must park in the short term uncovered “A” car parking area which is situated opposite the international terminal behind the hotel. The hotel is unable to exchange the exit tickets should Delegates Park in the short term uncovered “C” premium car parking spaces situated in front of the hotel.

Complimentary day delegate car parking in short term uncovered “A” is up to 12 hours. Car parking from 12-24hrs is $41.00 per vehicle paid at airport machine. Please note Auckland International Airport has introduced a 90 min area within the short-term uncovered “A”.


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