Mr Christopher Harmston

MBChB, FRCS

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • EuroSurg Collaborative (2020). Safety of hospital discharge before return of bowel function after elective colorectal surgery. The British journal of surgery, 107 (5), 552-559. 10.1002/bjs.11422
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ian Bissett
  • EuroSurg Collaborative (2020). Safety and efficacy of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to reduce ileus after colorectal surgery. The British journal of surgery, 107 (2), e161-e169. 10.1002/bjs.11326
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ian Bissett
  • Reeves, M., Patel, R., & Harmston, C. (2019). Surgeon-performed ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodules is cost effective and efficient: evaluation of thyroid nodule assessment in a provincial New Zealand hospital. The New Zealand medical journal, 132 (1506), 60-65.
  • Elliott, B. M., Witcomb Cahill, H., & Harmston, C. (2019). Paediatric appendicitis: increased disease severity and complication rates in rural children. ANZ journal of surgery, 89 (9), 1126-1132. 10.1111/ans.15328
  • Winstanley, J., Cervenak, E., & Harmston, C. (2019). Cost and resource implications of introducing intensive nodal surveillance for sentinel node positive melanoma in provincial New Zealand. The New Zealand medical journal, 132 (1499), 43-48.
  • Sheikh, L., Croft, R., & Harmston, C. (2019). Counting the costs of complications in colorectal surgery. The New Zealand medical journal, 132 (1497), 32-36.
  • Elliott, B. M., Douglass, B. R., McConnell, D., Johnson, B., & Harmston, C. (2018). Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: predictors of positive and close margins and outcomes of re-excision in Northland, New Zealand. The New Zealand medical journal, 131 (1487), 23-29.
  • Widlak, M. M., Neal, M., Daulton, E., Thomas, C. L., Tomkins, C., Singh, B., ... Smith, S. (2018). Risk stratification of symptomatic patients suspected of colorectal cancer using faecal and urinary markers. Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland, 20 (12), O335-O342. 10.1111/codi.14431

Contact details

Primary office location

WHANGAREI HOSPITAL MAIN BUILDING - Bldg 6WHOS
Level 3, Room 301
WHANGAREI HOSPITAL, 2 HOSPITAL ROAD
WHANGAREI 0110
New Zealand