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Moving On Newsletter - Winter Edition


Dr Richard Stein - Chairman of Crohn's & Colitis NZ 

From the Chair

by Dr Richard Stein

Not a day goes by that I do not give thanks for living in New Zealand. Having worked as a doctor in the States for over twenty years, practising in New Zealand was like breathing fresh air for the first time.

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Camp Purple 2019

by Belinda Brown

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Introducing the New Camp Purple Committee

by Belinda Brown

The Camp Purple Live Committee has undergone some changes of late and we have some new aditions to our team.

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3 Ply Take on the Rickshaw Run 2019

by Emily Spink

Three Crohnies, 3000km, one tuk tuk and absolutely no preparation.

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Our Health Professional Members

by By Bronwyn Starke - Professional Memberships

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Bronwyn Starke – Professional Memberships

IBD Health Professionals – We Need You!

by By Bronwyn Starke – Professional Memberships

Professional membership provides a terrific opportunity for IBD health professionals to affiliate with CCNZ.

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We need updated information about our support groups

by Dr Richard Stein, Chair of CCNZ

While each of the fourteen Crohn’s and colitis support groups are independent entities, strengthening the bonds between them and CCNZ is very important.

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Dr Richard Stein and Ally Bain

Ally Bain Coming to New Zealand

by Dr Richard Stein - Chairperson for CCNZ

In the United States, “Ally’s Law” is a household word. It refers to a law guaranteeing access to employee restrooms for people with ostomies, Crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis.

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Members of the Crohn's & Colitis Canterbury Support Group Committee

CCNZ is developing their Support Strategy

by Anna Scanlen (Co-opted CCNZ Board member for the Support Strategy)

Since Crohn’s and Colitis New Zealand came into being in 2010, they have helped facilitate and support up to 14 Crohn’s and Colitis Support Groups (CCSGs) around the country.

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Nail the Nutrition Basics.

by Dr Catherine Wall

The nature of IBD means it can be hard to maintain adequate nutrition status and nutrition intake during disease flares, but also when your disease is in remission.

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Making the Invisible Visible - IBD and Fatigue

by Ali Winstanley

Making the Invisible Visible is a recent collaborative project between Dr Wladzia Czuber-Dochan at the Department of Adult Nursing at Kings College London and Artist Ali Winstanley, a specialist in Arts and Medicine, and aimed to explore and depict fatigue in IBD using the arts.

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Another Incredible Day

by Crohn's & Colitis New Zealand Charitable Trust

Growing up I always admired others who were good at running; it wasn’t until the end of my first year in university at the age of eighteen that I had the courage to take it up myself.

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