PNZ members are invited to attend this online event which brings together national and international experts to discuss the best ways of supporting those with Post-Acute COVID Syndrome (PACS) or ‘Long COVID’.
Long COVID: Journeying together through the fog
Zoom symposium | All welcome
Wednesday 25 May 2022
To register, visit events.otago.ac.nz/longcovid2022
Long COVID is such an emerging issue for Aotearoa and globally. This symposium provides an excellent opportunity to hear the latest thinking from a range of perspectives – please take a look at the outstanding programme of presentations and panel discussions.
The speakers include:
- Long-COVID expert Professor Trish Greenhalgh from the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences at the University of Oxford;
- Dr Martin Chadwick, physiotherapist and Chief Allied Health Professions Officer at the Ministry of Health;
- Jenene Crossan, long-COVID sufferer and advocate;
- Professor Nicola Kayes, Director of the Centre for Person Centred Research and Professor of Rehabilitation in the AUT School of Clinical Sciences;
- Professor Michael Baker, epidemiologist and public health physician from University of Otago, Wellington;
- Dr Paul Skirrow, clinical psychologist and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychological Medicine at the University of Otago, Wellington;
- Drs Lynne Russell, Marianna Churchward and Mona Jeffreys, leaders of the major Victoria University of Wellington study on the impact of COVID-19 in Aotearoa.
Please register in advance via the event website. The symposium will be recorded for those who register and are unable to attend on the day.
Page updated May 2022