Online symposium: Long COVID

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

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