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The National Screening Unit newsletter
In this issue:
- Reaching more women through mobile cervical screening
- New clinical director for the National Screening Unit
- Pleasing improvement in Pacific breast screening rates
- Report into newborn hearing screening released
- NSAC priorities in 2013
- Cervical screening figures celebrated
- Conservative management of CIN2 being investigated
- Recognition for newborn hearing screening team
- Spread the word!
Recognition for newborn hearing screening team
The team submitted a series of photographs documenting the work of a newborn hearing screener, and won an award for ‘cutest use of TDHB values’.
The values included:
- treating people with trust, respect and compassion
- communicating openly, honestly and acting with integrity
- enabling professional and organisational standards to be met
- supporting achievement and acknowledging successes
- creating healthy and safe environments work
- welcoming new ideas.
Mary Bird, Allied Health Support Manager at Taranaki Base Hospital, says winning a category in the competition was recognition for the work of the region’s newborn hearing screeners.
“They do really worthwhile work with parents and their babies, and we welcomed a chance to share a glimpse of this work with the wider world,” she says.
Hearing screener Diane Churchman says working with newborns like two-week-old Oliver is a pleasure.
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