This article was originally published on The University of Auckland's Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences News Room and is republished with permission.
In July 2020, the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland Council (ACPGBI) awarded Honorary Life Membership to Professor Ian Bissett. Congratulations! This award recognises Prof. Bissett’s achievements and international reputation as a world-class surgeon in this field.
The ACPGBI is a group of 1000+ surgeons, nurses, and allied health professionals who advance the knowledge and treatment of bowel diseases in Britain and Ireland. The network has grown internationally.
Established in 1990, the core values of ACPGBI lie in the desire to promote the highest standard in the practice of coloproctology, for the benefit of patients and members, targeting 4 essential objectives: