Crohns Colitis Auckland


About our Support Group

Crohns Colitis Auckland is run by volunteers to provide information and advice to people with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), their family and friends.

We hold 4 public meetings annually and publish 4 newsletters each year for members. We also have a library of books on IBD that are available to members.

Our volunteer team is available by email or by leaving a message on our answer phone. If you would like to talk to someone who has been through similar treatment or surgery to yourself; we can put you in touch with someone who is willing to provide Information, advice or support.

We have social functions and are open to new ideas from members for different activities.
We can access information from doctors and nurses who help us answer your questions.

Our meetings are usually attended by IBD experts - gastroenterologists, IBD nurses and other health professionals who speak on the different aspects of IBD management, treatments, nutrition, etc.

We are a registered incorporated society.

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Crohn's and Colitis Auckland

PO Box 28-487
Remuera
Auckland

Phone: 0800 ASK IBD

Email: auckland@crohnsandcolitis.org.nz

Committee

Briar Lawry - President  
Judy McAnulty - Treasurer
Sandy Millar - Membership Secretary
Bobbi Laing - Librarian 
Bobby Lloyd - Committee Member
Jim Paltridge - Committee Member
Sue Steed - Committee Member
Helen Millar - Committee Member

IBD Nurse

Jacqui Fletcher, Auckland City Hospital  
Jacqui Stone, Middlemore Hospital 
Nideen Visesio, North Shore Hospital, 
and Waitakere Hospital 

Other Support Available

All patients can phone Healthline on 0800 61 11 16, see www.healthline.govt.nz

Patients on Humira can call 0800VIVAHELP (0800 848 243) to speak to a Viva nurse, see www.abbviecare.co.nz 

Everyone can phone the CCNZ helpline number - 0800ASKIBD (0800 27 54 23), see our home page

Membership

Join our group to receive:

Newsletters and invitations to public meetings and other events
Access to our library- books, videos and DVDs
Networking opportunities
Our Buddy system
Telephone or email information/advice
Links to the national CCNZ for additional information/advice
Social events to meet other like minded people

 
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