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National Bowel Screening Programme Interim Quality Standards and Good Practice for Primary Health Care

October, 2018
The interim quality standards support General Practice understand its role in implementing the National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP) to achieve the NBSP's aims and objectives by ensuring a high standard and national consistency of service at each step of the screening pathway. The Standards also enable monitoring and evaluation of the NBSP.

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National Coordination Centre Interim Quality Standards

September, 2018
The interim quality standards supports the National Coordination Centre to implement the National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP) and achieve the NBSP's aims and objectives by ensuring a high standard and national consistency of service at each step of the screening pathway. The Standards also enable monitoring and evaluation of the NBSP.

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Review of Cervical Cancer Occurrences in relation to Screening History in New Zealand for the years 2008-2012

May, 2018
This document represents the advice and recommendations made to the Ministry of Health regarding the National Cervical Screening Programme by the independent review team based at the University of Otago, Christchurch.

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Interval cancers in BreastScreen Aotearoa 2008-2009

February, 2018
This report presents analysis of interval cancers from the BreastScreen Aotearoa (BSA) programme. Interval cancers are those diagnosed between a normal screening result and the next scheduled screen (in BSA this interval is two years). The report covers 2008–2009 screens and makes comparisons to previously published BSA data and international results.

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National Bowel Screening Programme Interim Quality Standards

July, 2017
The interim quality standards support all those involved in implementing the National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP) to achieve the NBSP's aims and objectives by ensuring a high standard and national consistency of service at each step of the screening pathway. The Standards also enable monitoring and evaluation of the NBSP.

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Cohort and Case Control Analyses of Breast Cancer Mortality: BreastScreen Aotearoa 1999-2011

December, 2015
This major new study confirms that New Zealand’s organised breast screening programme, BreastScreen Aotearoa (BSA) is reducing deaths from breast cancer. The study concludes that for women who have ever been screened by BSA, the rate of death from breast cancer is reduced by a third, compared to women never screened by the programme. The findings of this study are in line with mortality studies of breast screening programmes internationally.

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