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Helene MacnabClinical Senior Lecturer


Helene Macnab is a gynaecologist and clinical leader of the colposcopy clinic at Christchurch Women’s Hospital.

She has a teaching position with the University of Otago, Christchurch clinical school in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

She is particularly committed to the 5th year teaching course.

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Goyani, A. D., Innes, C. R., Simcock, B. J., Harker, D., Dudley, N. M., Eva, L., Bergzoll, C., MacNab, H., & Sykes, P. H. (2020). Trends in the diagnosis of high-grade cervical abnormalities in young women in the post-vaccination era. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1524), 50-63. Retrieved from

Adams, F., Sykes, P., Simcock, B., MacNab, H., Innes, C., & Scowcroft, H. (2017). Rates of high grade histology (CIN grade 2 or 3) in women over 30 years referred with low grade cervical cytology and the role of hrHPV. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 57(Suppl. 1), (pp. 23-24). doi: 10.1111/ajo.12724

Taghavi, K., Morell, S., Lamb, J., MacNab, H., Innes, C., Coffey, K., Williman, J., Simcock, B., & Sykes, P. (2017). Initial observation of CIN2 does not appear to reduce quality of life in women under 25 years of age. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 57(4), 473-478. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12633

McAllum, B., Sykes, P. H. H., Sadler, L., MacNab, H., Simcock, B. J., & Mekhail, A. K. (2011). Is the treatment of CIN 2 always necessary in women under 25? American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 205(5), 478.e1-478.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2011.06.069