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BreastScreen Aotearoa - a free national breast screening programme for women aged 45 - 69 - Poster
General information poster in English for BreastScreen Aotearoa for women aged 45 to 69. BreastScreen Aotearoa is a free national breast screening programme that checks women for early breast cancer by offering a mammogram (breast X-ray) every two years.
More about breast screening and BreastScreen Aotearoa
This resource contains detailed information about the breast screening programme and how regular mammograms help in the early detection of breast cancer.
Information for women aged 70 years and over
This resource contains breast screening information for women aged 70 years and over who are no longer eligible for free mammograms from BreastScreen Aotearoa.
Information for women under 45 years of age
Now that you've had your mammogram
This resource describes in English what happens after you have had a mammogram. This resource is restricted to BreastScreen Aotearoa professionals to use in the programme.
Tiakina o ū - Look After Your Breasts
Resource promoting the free national breastscreening programme of regular mammograms (every two years) to Māori women aged 45–69.
Tiakina o ū - Look After Your Breasts - Poster
A3 poster promoting the free national breastscreening programme of regular mammograms (every two years) to Māori women aged 45–69.
When you are recalled for assessment (further tests)
This resource contains information for women recalled for further tests or assessment following a mammogram. Describes what will happen at the assessment, including ultrasound scan, breast examination by a doctor, and the possibility of a biopsy. For Breastscreen Aotearoa Centres only.
If You Could Save a Life (Chinese) - English version
If You Could Save a Life (Indian) - English version
If You Could Save a Life (Korean) - English version
If You Could Save a Life (Māori) - English version
If You Could Save a life (Samoan) - English version
If You Could Save a life (Tongan) - English version
Cervical Screening Reminder Card
Credit-card sized reminder card for wallet of when next cervical screening (smear test) is due.
Cervical Screening - understanding cervical screening results
This resource explains cervical screening and how this helps in the early detection of cervical cancer. It covers the desirable frequency of testing, test results and appropriate treatment when abnormal changes in the cells on the surface of the cervix are detected.
Cervical screening - what Pacific women need to know
Pamphlet promoting and explaining the benefits of regular cervical screening.
Cervical screening - what you need to know
This resource contains information about the National Cervical Cancer Screening Programme, which aims to prevent cervical cancer through regular cervical screening for all eligible women in New Zealand.
Cervical Screening/Atawhaitia te Wharetangata - Poster promoting cervical screening
Poster promoting cervical screening.
Colposcopy - Information for women
Information for women who need to have a colposcopy and biopsy following an abnormal cervical result.
National Cervical Screening Programme Pacific poster (English)
Pacific group photo with English text promoting women's health and cervical screening.
Antenatal screening and testing for Down syndrome and other conditions
Information for pregnant women to help them make an informed decision about optional screening and testing for Down syndrome and other conditions
Your Newborn Baby's Blood Test: The Newborn Metabolic Screening Programme
This resource contains an explanation of the newborn metabolic screening test (the Guthrie or heel prick test) and the conditions it can identify, and of parents' right to give informed consent, including choosing whether or not to have leftover blood spots from the blood-spot card returned.
Newborn Hearing Screening Results
Referral to an Audiologist
This pamphlet explains why further hearing screening tests may be required; the procedures used, including a description of the auditory brainstem response (ABR) test; and what help is available if hearing loss is detected.
Repeat Newborn Hearing Screening
Information for hearing technicians to give to parents and caregivers, when screening carried out as part of the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Early Intervention Programme indicates the need for a further hearing screening test.
Please note that the translated versions of this resource are not available from HealthEd.