HRC funding for Ian Bissett

HRC funding for Ian Bissett

Ian Bissett and his team have been awarded an HRC Project Grant that will be exploring the ability of a newly developed medical device to improve the outcomes of patients with rectal cancer. Every year in New Zealand around 900 people are diagnosed with rectal cancer....
MBIE Smart Ideas grant

MBIE Smart Ideas grant

Anthony Phillips and team have been awarded an MBIE ‘Smart Ideas’ grant to improve the way people are given enteral feeding. When people cannot meet their nutritional requirements an intervention is required. This is usually by feeding them with a tube inserted via...
First STaR Hui on the Ōrākei Marae

First STaR Hui on the Ōrākei Marae

The first Hui to discuss the problems of bowel cancer and faecal incontinence for Māori took place on Friday, 14 February 2020, and was a huge step forward for the STaR Centre.   Arranged by Fred Astle, our Director of Kaupapa Māori, it was held on the marae at...