November is pancreatic cancer awareness month

November is pancreatic cancer awareness month

“One of the ways to improve cancer care is to ensure that no regions are lagging behind. We also need to focus on Māori to ensure there’s equity in access and care.” Professor John Windsor. A debilitating and notoriously hard-to-beat disease, pancreatic...
Delivery of surgical care in Samoa

Delivery of surgical care in Samoa

A team of STaR Centre researchers passionate about improving surgical care in the Pacific undertook a project to identify the barriers and opportunities to improving the delivery of safe, affordable, timely surgical care in Samoa. Our Pacific neighbours, including...
Novel chyme reinfusion device

Novel chyme reinfusion device

STaR centre directors Associate Professor Greg O’Grady and Professor Ian Bissett have developed a novel chyme reinfusion device. High-output enterostomies and enteroatmospheric fistulas (EAF) are common causes of intestinal failure, and may necessitate...